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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Tofino in Canada



Earthquake location 47.5826S, -128.8692WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported 280 km SW of Tofino, Canada (174 miles) on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/02/16 / 2016-02-03 14:55:37 / February 3, 2016 @ 2:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -128.8692° West, latitude 47.5826° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:55:37 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004sut. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004sut.

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 one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 280 km SW of Tofino, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -128.8692° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5826° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 280km SW of Tofino, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-02-03 14:55:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-26 06:59:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 211 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.792 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 262 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10004sut Id of event.
Event Code 10004sut An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004sut, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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