A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 151 km SE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (94 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.0451° West, latitude -15.2056° South, depth = 361.27 km. Id of earthquake: us7000cew6. Event ids that are associated: us7000cew6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/20 / 2020-11-14 09:59:09 / November 14, 2020 @ 9:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:59:09 / 9:59 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 361.27 km (224 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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