A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 123 km SW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna (76 miles). Global time and date of event 28/08/20 / 2020-08-28 01:57:22 / August 28, 2020 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.0258° West, latitude -15.0243° South, depth = 407.33 km. The temblor was detected at 01:57:22 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 407.33 km (253 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000be5c. Id of event: us7000be5c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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