A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 111 km SW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna (69 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 386.67 km (240 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d226. Unique identifier: us7000d226. Exact location, longitude -178.8719° West, latitude -15.0199° South, depth = 386.67 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:31:54 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/01/21 / 2021-01-12 20:31:54 / January 12, 2021 @ 8:31 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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