A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 210 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada (130 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006qix. Unique identifier: us10006qix. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -128.9262 West, latitude 49.0809 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:45:58 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/16 / 2016-09-17 22:45:58 / September 17, 2016 @ 10:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 210 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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