A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 176 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008rje. Event ids that are associated: us70008rje. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 411.84 km (256 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 10:02:31 / April 8, 2020 @ 10:02 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5674 West, latitude -15.7848 South, depth = 411.84 km. The temblor was detected at 22:02:31 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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