A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 243 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (151 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 442.24 km (275 miles). Exact location of event, depth 442.24 km, -177.1793° West, -16.3187° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 13:46:45 / January 12, 2021 @ 1:46 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:45 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000d7re. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d7re.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 243 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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