A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 90 km NW of Fort McPherson, Canada (56 miles). Unique identifier: ak12862149. Ids that are associated to the event: ak12862149. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:15:48 / 7:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/02/16 / 2016-02-21 14:15:48 / February 21, 2016 @ 2:15 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -136.3561 West, latitude 68.0316 North, depth = 16.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.2 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 90 km NW of Fort McPherson, Canada.
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