A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (110 miles) on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 423.19 km (263 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 05:41:27 / June 26, 2020 @ 5:41 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4429 West, latitude -15.7765 South, depth = 423.19 km. The temblor was picked up at 05:41:27 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000abwq. Id of event: us7000abwq.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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