A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, British Columbia, Canada (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 4.4 km (3 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/05/16 / 2016-05-12 16:29:39 / May 12, 2016 @ 4:29 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -130.2319 West, latitude 56.0543 North, depth = 4.4 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13591784. Id of event: ak13591784. The temblor was reported at 16:29:39 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter).
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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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