A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 202 km W of Tofino, Canada (126 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004fp1. Id of event: us10004fp1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.06 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:54:42 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/01/16 / 2016-01-19 19:54:42 / January 19, 2016 @ 7:54 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -128.6483 West, latitude 48.8855 North, depth = 17.06 km.
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 one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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