A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 201 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (125 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d89p. Unique identifier: us6000d89p. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:26 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.4691° West, -16.0957° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 16:45:26 / January 4, 2021 @ 4:45 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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