A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 170 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (106 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:52:10 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 13:52:10 / June 29, 2020 @ 1:52 pm. Event id: us7000ahgk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahgk. The epicenter was at a depth of 409.5 km (254 miles). Exact location of event, depth 409.5 km, -177.4115° West, -15.6964° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 170 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna.
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