A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes Easter Island region (0 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000an15. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000an15. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/09/17 / 2017-09-15 01:38:20 / September 15, 2017 @ 1:38 am. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:38:20 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.5689 West, latitude -26.6333 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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