A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 126 km SW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (78 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 17:31:03 / March 11, 2020 @ 5:31 pm. The temblor was picked up at 05:31:03 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008gkv. Event ids that are associated: us60008gkv. Exact location of event, longitude -178.8711 West, latitude -15.2182 South, depth = 411.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 411.5 km (256 miles).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 126 km SW of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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