A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Easter Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.16 km (19 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 14:45:32 / January 8, 2016 @ 2:45 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -111.8414 West, latitude -29.3373 South, depth = 30.16 km. Id of earthquake: us10004egc. Event ids that are associated: us10004egc. The temblor was picked up at 07:45:32 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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