A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported Easter Island region (0 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.4097 West, latitude -22.8193 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bfdh. Id of event: us6000bfdh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 22:30:24 / August 15, 2020 @ 10:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 22:30:24 / 10:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Easter Island region. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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