A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 176 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (109 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bnv6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bnv6. Exact location of event, longitude -177.8157 West, latitude -15.8838 South, depth = 431.68 km. Global time and date of event 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 06:50:29 / September 16, 2020 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 431.68 km (268 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:50:29 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 176 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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