A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Oliver in Canada on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -119.252° West, 49.1703° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/09/16 / 2016-09-10 16:16:31 / September 10, 2016 @ 4:16 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:16:31 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nlu. Id of event: us10006nlu.
Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kelowna, West Kelowna, Summerland (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Kelowna (c. 125 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Penticton (c. 37 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from West Kelowna (c. 28 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Summerland (c. 6 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 21 km E of Oliver, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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