A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 152 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (94 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bglf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bglf. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.775 West, latitude -14.7578 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:00:09 / 3:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 15:00:09 / September 2, 2020 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 152 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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