A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -99.9767° West, -35.6567° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/19 / 2019-02-12 02:55:13 / February 12, 2019 @ 2:55 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jgi4. Id of event: us2000jgi4. The temblor was detected at 19:55:13 / 7:55 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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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