A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 182 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (113 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -130.0026° West, latitude 50.7834° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:07:38 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00nwn9kt, us10003qur. Id of event: us10003qur. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/15 / 2015-10-22 23:07:38 / October 22, 2015 @ 11:07 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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