A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000a1qd. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1qd. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -91.5717° West, -41.0628° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:53:48 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 19:53:48 / July 22, 2017 @ 7:53 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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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