A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 211 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada (131 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/08/16 / 2016-08-26 07:19:11 / August 26, 2016 @ 7:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -130.7823° West, 51.2231° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:19:11 / 10:19 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20006u56. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006u56.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 211 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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