A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Miramichi in Canada on Friday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20005l4n. Event ids that are associated: us20005l4n. The temblor was reported at 03:59:07 / 3:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -65.999 West, latitude 46.496 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/16 / 2016-04-22 06:59:07 / April 22, 2016 @ 6:59 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Miramichi (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Miramichi (c. 18 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km SW of Miramichi, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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