A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 119 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (74 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 09:03:06 / September 2, 2020 @ 9:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:03:06 / 9:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.0305° West, -14.5371° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgez. Unique identifier: us7000bgez.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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