A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 270 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (168 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/04/19 / 2019-04-21 03:50:57 / April 21, 2019 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.1811° West, latitude -16.5526° South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:50:57 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003emx. Event ids that are associated: us70003emx.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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