A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 260 km WSW of Tofino, Canada (162 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 21:46:13 / January 27, 2016 @ 9:46 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -128.9133 West, latitude 47.9374 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20004v63. Event ids that are associated: us20004v63. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:46:13 / 12:46 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 260 km WSW of Tofino, Canada.
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