A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Alo in Wallis and Futuna. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 17:12:35 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/12/20 / 2020-12-05 17:12:35 / December 5, 2020 @ 5:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000cpi2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cpi2. Exact location, longitude -177.3113° West, latitude -14.5813° South, depth = 10 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sigavé, Alo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Sigavé (c. 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Alo (c. 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Wallis and Futuna (c. 16 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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