A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 225 km SSE of Fort McPherson, Canada (140 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 07:38:21 / 7:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004r3m. Unique identifier: us10004r3m. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/02/16 / 2016-02-19 15:38:21 / February 19, 2016 @ 3:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -133.9035 West, latitude 65.4544 North, depth = 4.94 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.94 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 225 km SSE of Fort McPherson, Canada.
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