A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Sechelt in Canada. Global time and date of event 04/04/16 / 2016-04-04 18:36:35 / April 4, 2016 @ 6:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 11:36:35 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20005ej2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005ej2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.589 West, latitude 49.712 North, depth = 5 km.
The epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Vancouver (c. 1 838 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Burnaby (c. 202 800 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Richmond (c. 182 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Anmore (c. 126 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Ladner, Coquitlam (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop).
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 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 nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km NNE of Sechelt, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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