A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 155 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (96 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6342 West, latitude -15.6336 South, depth = 416.06 km. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:14:58 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/20 / 2020-08-25 15:14:58 / August 25, 2020 @ 3:14 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 416.06 km (259 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bcp5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bcp5.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 155 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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