A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Elkford in Canada. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.2 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006tpz. Event ids that are associated: us10006tpz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/16 / 2016-09-29 03:19:17 / September 29, 2016 @ 3:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.841 West, latitude 49.758 North, depth = 1.2 km. The temblor was reported at 21:19:17 / 9:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cranbrook, Fernie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Cranbrook (c. 18 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Fernie (c. 5 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 32 km S of Elkford, Canada.
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