A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Easter Island region (0 miles). Event id: us7000blw3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000blw3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -111.7756° West, -24.4542° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 17:57:56 / September 8, 2020 @ 5:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:57:56 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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