A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported Southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 09:52:09 / April 25, 2020 @ 9:52 am. Event id: us700097k7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700097k7. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:09 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -103.5683 West, latitude -36.0317 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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