A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 16:32:46 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/10/20 / 2020-10-13 16:32:46 / October 13, 2020 @ 4:32 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -96.0912 West, latitude -37.0845 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us6000c8tk. Event ids that are associated: us6000c8tk. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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