A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:28:09 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/17 / 2017-03-06 23:28:09 / March 6, 2017 @ 11:28 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100088xi. Unique identifier: us100088xi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -104.656° West, latitude -35.3028° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Southeast of Easter Island.
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