A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 143 km SSE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (89 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 405.32 km (252 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:22:11 / 4:22 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 16:22:11 / January 31, 2021 @ 4:22 pm. Id of earthquake: us6000deux. Event ids that are associated: us6000deux. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5456 West, latitude -15.4811 South, depth = 405.32 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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