A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (98 miles) on Friday. Event id: us60004113. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004113. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.1178° West, -15.2909° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/06/19 / 2019-06-15 01:04:27 / June 15, 2019 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:04:27 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 157 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna.
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