A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:19:05 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/02/18 / 2018-02-16 20:19:05 / February 16, 2018 @ 8:19 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -90.5067° West, -41.143° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000d892. Event ids that are associated: us2000d892. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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