A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 191 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (119 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:45:54 / 8:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 416.28 km, -177.4797° West, -15.8969° South. Unique identifier: us2000hay8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hay8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 416.28 km (259 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/18 / 2018-09-08 08:45:54 / September 8, 2018 @ 8:45 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 191 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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