A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 45 km SW of Mould Bay, Canada (28 miles). Global time and date of event 20/03/16 / 2016-03-20 10:22:31 / March 20, 2016 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: us20005dvd. Id of event: us20005dvd. Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -120.52° West, 75.8955° North. The temblor was reported at 04:22:31 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 45 km SW of Mould Bay, Canada.
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