A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Fernie in Canada on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 23:39:35 / February 3, 2016 @ 11:39 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -114.909° West, 49.6366667° North, depth -2 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:39:35 / 4:39 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2 km (-1 miles). Id of earthquake: mb80123164. Event ids that are associated: mb80123164.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kimberley, Cranbrook, Fernie (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Cranbrook (c. 18 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kimberley (c. 6 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Fernie (c. 5 000 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 has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 19 km NE of Fernie, Canada.
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