A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/17 / 2017-08-15 07:40:07 / August 15, 2017 @ 7:40 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9fc. Id of event: us2000a9fc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -99.9472° West, latitude -36.2646° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:40:07 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Southeast of Easter Island. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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