A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 km NW of Faro, Canada (7 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 16:36:23 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak13876210, us10006g6y. Id of event: us10006g6y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 23/08/16 / 2016-08-23 23:36:23 / August 23, 2016 @ 11:36 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -133.483° West, 62.3217° North, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NW of Faro, Canada.
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