A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 177 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:51:21 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000dkhc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkhc. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 20:51:21 / February 23, 2021 @ 8:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.6063 West, latitude -14.9675 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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