A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 118 km SSW of Fort McPherson, Canada (73 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/02/16 / 2016-02-29 00:19:31 / February 29, 2016 @ 12:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -135.4839 West, latitude 66.4046 North, depth = 6.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.5 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:19:31 / 4:19 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak12914022. Id of event: ak12914022.
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 six 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 118 km SSW of Fort McPherson, Canada.
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