A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Sigave in Wallis and Futuna. Unique identifier: us2000k7yd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k7yd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -177.6827 West, latitude -14.4492 South, depth = 367.04 km. The temblor was detected at 22:42:44 / 10:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/03/19 / 2019-03-31 10:42:44 / March 31, 2019 @ 10:42 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 367.04 km (228 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Wallis and Futuna (c. 16 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sigavé, Alo. Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Sigavé (c. 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Alo (c. 200 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km ESE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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