A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 260 km SW of Tofino, Canada (162 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:53:08 / 3:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -128.6444° West, 47.6868° North. Id of earthquake: us10005h6l. Event ids that are associated: us10005h6l. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/16 / 2016-05-07 00:53:08 / May 7, 2016 @ 12:53 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 260 km SW of Tofino, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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