A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 174 km SE of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (108 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -174.981° West, -14.3488° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:40:53 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 23:40:53 / June 3, 2020 @ 11:40 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a5kc. Unique identifier: us6000a5kc.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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