A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 257 km NE of Pond Inlet, Canada (160 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -71.8698 West, latitude 74.2208 North, depth = 14.91 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/02/16 / 2016-02-09 07:37:14 / February 9, 2016 @ 7:37 am. The temblor was detected at 02:37:14 / 2:37 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004yy2. Unique identifier: us20004yy2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.91 km (9 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 257 km NE of Pond Inlet, Canada.
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