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Light earthquake: M4.1 quake has struck near Leava in Wallis and Futuna

Earthquake location -15.2537S, -179.1131WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 147 km SW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna (91 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/02/21 / 2021-02-11 11:24:39 / February 11, 2021 @ 11:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.1131° West, -15.2537° South, depth 419.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000dj6h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dj6h. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 419.72 km (261 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:24:39 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 147 km SW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -179.1131° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -15.2537° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 419.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 147 km SW of Leava, Wallis and Futuna Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-11 11:24:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-11 11:29:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 259 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.343 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dj6h Id of event.
Event Code 6000dj6h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dj6h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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