A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 23:17:21 / 11:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 05:17:21 / September 9, 2018 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hbd7. Id of event: us2000hbd7. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -96.2152° West, -37.1141° South.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Southeast of Easter Island.
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