A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 139 km SSE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (86 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 23:03:49 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 315 km (196 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 11:03:49 / December 20, 2019 @ 11:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -175.8829° West, -14.5099° South, depth 315 km. Unique identifier: us70006p12. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006p12.
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 four 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 139 km SSE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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