A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Coquitlam in Canada. The temblor was picked up at 17:42:53 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.85 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uw61167142. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61167142. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/16 / 2016-07-17 00:42:53 / July 17, 2016 @ 12:42 am. Exact location of event, longitude -122.4773331 West, latitude 49.4659996 North, depth = -0.85 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Vancouver (c. 1 838 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Burnaby (c. 202 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Richmond (c. 182 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Whistler, Bellingham, Gibsons (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km NE of Coquitlam, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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