A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, Easter Island region (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 17:21:56 / August 27, 2020 @ 5:21 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:21:56 / 5:21 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgg4. Unique identifier: us7000bgg4. Exact location of earthquake, -113.4283° West, -23.0154° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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