A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 152 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (94 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000bgll. Event ids that are associated: us7000bgll. The temblor was picked up at 15:12:05 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.7532 West, latitude -14.7056 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 15:12:05 / September 2, 2020 @ 3:12 pm.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 152 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna.
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