A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -89.0546° West, -41.2348° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 23:37:01 / May 12, 2020 @ 11:37 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 17:37:01 / 5:37 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009f2l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009f2l.
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 three 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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