A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 165 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (103 miles) on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00nwn9kt. Id of event: at00nwn9kt. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:41 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -129.742° West, 50.896° North, depth 12 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 23:07:41 / October 22, 2015 @ 11:07 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 165 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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