A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Easter Island region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:19:41 / 9:19 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.1899° West, latitude -22.4758° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf4r. Id of event: us6000bf4r. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 09:19:41 / August 15, 2020 @ 9:19 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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