A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Easter Island region (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -112.4105° West, latitude -23.2287° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 03:31:24 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008szb. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008szb. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 10:31:24 / March 18, 2017 @ 10:31 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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