M 4.6 earthquake in Vele, Pacific Ocean - West,Wallis and Futuna on 21st August 2018 10:56:34 AM.
EDIS Number EQ-20180821-945641-WLF
Magnitude M 4.6
Mercalli scale 4
Date-Time [UTC] 21st August 2018 10:56:34 AM
Local Date/Time Monday,August 20th, 2018 at 23:56 in the at night at epicenter
Coordinate 18° 2.400,178° 6.600
Depth 577 km [358.53 miles]
Hypocentrum Great depth
Class Light
Continent Pacific Ocean - West
Country Wallis and Futuna
Location 415.0 km [257.87 miles] to Vele,Pacific Ocean - West
Source EMSC
The potential impact of the earthquake Most people indoors feel movement. Hanging objects swing. Dishes, windows, and doors rattle. The earthquake feels like a heavy truck hitting the walls. A few people outdoors may feel movement. Parked cars rock.