A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 113 km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (70 miles). The temblor was picked up at 19:21:07 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 417.23 km (259 miles). Event id: us70006uxi. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006uxi. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5662 West, latitude -15.2531 South, depth = 417.23 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/01/20 / 2020-01-05 07:21:07 / January 5, 2020 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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