A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 284 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (176 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:19:41 / 11:19 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us600084qu. Event ids that are associated: us600084qu. Exact location of earthquake, -176.9396° West, -16.5826° South, depth 406.35 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/20 / 2020-02-21 23:19:41 / February 21, 2020 @ 11:19 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 406.35 km (252 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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