A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Easter Island region (0 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005ksq. Event ids that are associated: us20005ksq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.5667 West, latitude -29.4962 South, depth = 10 km. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:28:45 / 12:28 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 07:28:45 / April 22, 2016 @ 7:28 am.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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