A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 89 kilometers (55 miles) from Alo in Wallis and Futuna on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/09/20 / 2020-09-20 03:58:15 / September 20, 2020 @ 3:58 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0li. Unique identifier: us6000c0li. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 407.09 km (253 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:58:15 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 407.09 km, -178.396° West, -15.0713° South.
The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Alo (c. 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Wallis and Futuna (c. 16 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 89 km SSW of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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