A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 296 km SW of Tofino, Canada (184 miles). Id of earthquake: us10004t9u. Event ids that are associated: us10004t9u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -129.0826 West, latitude 47.5285 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 08:02:55 / February 4, 2016 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 23:02:55 / 11:02 pm (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 two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 296 km SW of Tofino, Canada.
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