A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported Easter Island region (0 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000bdrt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdrt. Exact location of event, longitude -112.4676 West, latitude -22.7085 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 16:04:42 / August 21, 2020 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:04:42 / 4:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Easter Island region.
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