A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -95.3415 West, latitude -37.0949 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d5im. Id of event: us1000d5im. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 01:00:03 / March 17, 2018 @ 1:00 am. The temblor was reported at 19:00:03 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two 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.
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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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