A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 74 kilometers (46 miles) from Sigave in Wallis and Futuna. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5025 West, latitude -14.4803 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:57:12 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us700057ay. Event ids that are associated: us700057ay. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/08/19 / 2019-08-22 21:57:12 / August 22, 2019 @ 9:57 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sigavé, Alo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 74 km (46 miles) from Sigavé (c. 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Alo (c. 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Wallis and Futuna (c. 16 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 74 km ESE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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