A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 266 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (165 miles) on Friday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:10:14 / 4:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c03r. Unique identifier: us6000c03r. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6311° West, -16.6746° South, depth 375.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 375.71 km (233 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 04:10:14 / September 18, 2020 @ 4:10 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 266 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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