A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 266 km WSW of Tofino, Canada (165 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -128.9252 West, latitude 47.8462 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20004wc7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wc7. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/01/16 / 2016-01-27 19:03:22 / January 27, 2016 @ 7:03 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:03:22 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 three, 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 struck near.
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