A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km S of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (89 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009mjg. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009mjg. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 20:38:40 / May 14, 2020 @ 8:38 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.2751° West, -15.6051° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:38:40 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter).
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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