A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 117 km E of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (73 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.0189 West, latitude -14.319 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:44:38 / 8:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkh5. Id of event: us6000dkh5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/21 / 2021-02-23 20:44:38 / February 23, 2021 @ 8:44 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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