A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Easter Island region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:29:20 / 10:29 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000bfcx. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfcx. Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 22:29:20 / August 15, 2020 @ 10:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -112.3451° West, -22.8102° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ten 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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