A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Eastport in Maine on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 07:56:24 / 7:56 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004wjb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004wjb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.29 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 15.29 km, -66.9193° West, 44.9752° North. Global time and date of event 02/02/16 / 2016-02-02 11:56:24 / February 2, 2016 @ 11:56 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Saint John (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Saint John (c. 87 900 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NE of Eastport, Maine. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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