A earthquake with magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, southeast of Easter Island (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -98.1602 West, latitude -36.4258 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:23:41 / 5:23 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pt21034001, at00qnxtnq, us6000de34. Unique identifier: us6000de34. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 05:23:41 / February 3, 2021 @ 5:23 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Easter Island (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: southeast of Easter Island. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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