A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Easter Island region (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.1737 West, latitude -22.7713 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000be1j. Event ids that are associated: us7000be1j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 21:39:41 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 21:39:41 / August 27, 2020 @ 9:39 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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