Hanga Roa, December 19: An earthquake measuring 6.2 on Richter scale struck Easter Islands in South Pacific Ocean on Wednesday.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported that the jolts were registered at 7.07 am (IST) with its epicentre located in the southeastern part of the Easter Islands. Earthquake in Lombok: Quake of Magnitude 5.5 Hits Indonesian Island.
Earthquake of magnitude 6.2 hit Easter Island at 7.07 am (IST) today
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The focus of the earthquake was located at the depth of 10.0 kilometres. No immediate casualties or damages have been reported.