A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 160 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (99 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005xqd. Id of event: us70005xqd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:50:54 / 4:50 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/10/19 / 2019-10-15 16:50:54 / October 15, 2019 @ 4:50 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.1059° West, latitude -15.3227° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 160 km SE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna.
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