A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 247 km SW of Tofino, Canada (153 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 15:34:02 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us10005h6k. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005h6k. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/05/16 / 2016-05-07 00:34:02 / May 7, 2016 @ 12:34 am. Exact location of earthquake, -128.5459° West, 47.7867° North, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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