A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 163 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (101 miles). Unique identifier: us70007rci. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007rci. The temblor was picked up at 03:51:28 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). 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: 16/02/20 / 2020-02-16 15:51:28 / February 16, 2020 @ 3:51 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 406.77 km (253 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4798° West, latitude -15.619° South, depth = 406.77 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 163 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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