A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported southeast of Easter Island (0 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cck5. Id of event: us6000cck5. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:52:51 / 10:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -98.0952° West, -36.3484° South. Global time and date of event 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 10:52:51 / October 24, 2020 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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