A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 263 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (163 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.3411 West, latitude -16.5685 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000amf2. Event ids that are associated: us7000amf2. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:02:34 / 8:02 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 20:02:34 / July 12, 2020 @ 8:02 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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