A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 162 km SSW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna (101 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:42:07 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/01/21 / 2021-01-25 20:42:07 / January 25, 2021 @ 8:42 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.7347 West, latitude -15.6495 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d38u. Id of event: us7000d38u. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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