A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 97 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna (60 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 21:45:23 / 9:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddw5. Id of event: us7000ddw5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 21:45:23 / February 22, 2021 @ 9:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 407.96 km (253 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 407.96 km, -178.2543° West, -15.1769° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km S of Alo, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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