A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 114 km SSE of Sigave, Wallis and Futuna (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:06:38 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009nlh. Unique identifier: us70009nlh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/05/20 / 2020-05-22 17:06:38 / May 22, 2020 @ 5:06 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.7595° West, -15.2561° South, depth 424.78 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 424.78 km (264 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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