A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 111 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000ddw1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddw1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 14:16:50 / February 22, 2021 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.1668 West, latitude -14.7209 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 14:16:50 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 111 km ESE of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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