A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Easter Island region (0 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 01:39:21 / August 21, 2020 @ 1:39 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000bi2y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bi2y. Exact location of event, longitude -112.5177 West, latitude -22.7592 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:39:21 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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