A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was reported Easter Island region (0 miles) on Thursday. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:57:38 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Exact location of earthquake, -112.3394° West, -22.7712° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 13:57:38 / August 6, 2020 @ 1:57 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000ba3h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ba3h.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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