A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Easter Island region (0 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 07:00:36 / September 10, 2016 @ 7:00 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.0223 West, latitude -27.0253 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006nk1. Unique identifier: us10006nk1. The temblor was picked up at 23:00:36 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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