A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 144 km SE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (89 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 21:11:57 / October 1, 2020 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:11:57 / 9:11 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.093 West, latitude -15.1666 South, depth = 367.3 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 367.3 km (228 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000c6h3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6h3.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 eight and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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