Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hits Easter Island region
Hanga Roa, Dec 19: Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Easter Island at 7.07 am (IST) on Wednesday.
There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.
Earlier on May 2, a strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.0 hit Easter Island region at 06:32 UTC on May 2, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting the same magnitude and depth.