A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:41:34 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -102.3694 West, latitude -35.689 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/18 / 2018-08-12 19:41:34 / August 12, 2018 @ 7:41 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000g7ca. Event ids that are associated: us1000g7ca.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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