A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported Easter Island region (0 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us6000bf5h. Event ids that are associated: us6000bf5h. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:48:41 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -112.4491° West, -22.7582° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 10:48:41 / August 15, 2020 @ 10:48 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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