A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 202 km ESE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (126 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 07:28:00 / April 14, 2020 @ 7:28 am. The temblor was picked up at 19:28:00 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70008vwf. Event ids that are associated: us70008vwf. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 40.73 km, -176.4993° West, -15.153° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.73 km (25 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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