A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 137 km SSW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna (85 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.6989° West, latitude -15.4169° South, depth = 411.59 km. Id of earthquake: us6000cc4u. Event ids that are associated: us6000cc4u. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:34:44 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 01:34:44 / October 20, 2020 @ 1:34 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 411.59 km (256 miles).
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. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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