A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 255 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (158 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000be04. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000be04. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:01:20 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.74 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/08/20 / 2020-08-07 19:01:20 / August 7, 2020 @ 7:01 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6613 West, latitude -16.5782 South, depth = 20.74 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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