A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 105 km SSW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (65 miles) on Monday. The temblor was detected at 23:50:13 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 405.65 km (252 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007sbx. Event ids that are associated: us70007sbx. 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: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 11:50:13 / February 18, 2020 @ 11:50 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5704 West, latitude -15.1711 South, depth = 405.65 km.
Every 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. 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 have been detected nearby.
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