A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Greater Sudbury in Canada. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 01:06:22 / September 30, 2015 @ 1:06 am. The temblor was picked up at 21:06:22 / 9:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 1 km, -80.898° West, 46.509° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003j1h. Id of event: us10003j1h.
Earthquake epicenter was 7 km (5 miles) from Greater Sudbury (c. 157 900 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Rayside-Balfour (c. 16 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rayside-Balfour, Greater Sudbury (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km ENE of Greater Sudbury, Canada.
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