A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 217 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada (135 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00odm4a3. Id of event: at00odm4a3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -131.032 West, latitude 51.423 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bella Bella in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 19:46:51 / September 16, 2016 @ 7:46 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:46:51 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 217 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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