A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 118 km SSW of Mata-Utu, Wallis and Futuna (73 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:10:23 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ditx. Id of event: us6000ditx. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 03:10:23 / February 19, 2021 @ 3:10 am. Exact location, longitude -176.6174° West, latitude -14.2632° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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