A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -100.3138° West, -36.4531° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:41:30 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 21:41:30 / February 27, 2020 @ 9:41 pm. Unique identifier: us600089kh. Ids that are associated to the event: us600089kh.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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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