A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). 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: us70006zj2. Id of event: us70006zj2. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.4652 West, latitude -41.7646 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 07:31:20 / January 14, 2020 @ 7:31 am. The temblor was reported at 01:31:20 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter).
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 have been detected in the same area. 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. 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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