A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 117 km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (73 miles). Exact location of event, depth 417.18 km, -178.624° West, -15.2603° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 19:53:26 / September 23, 2019 @ 7:53 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005pep. Unique identifier: us70005pep. The temblor was detected at 07:53:26 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 417.18 km (259 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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