A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Easter Island region (0 miles). The 5.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:40:38 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000bf3f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bf3f. Exact location, longitude -112.3134° West, latitude -22.6906° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 06:40:38 / August 15, 2020 @ 6:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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