A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Miramichi in Canada. The temblor was detected at 17:49:23 / 5:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -65.73° West, latitude 47.12° North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 20:49:23 / November 1, 2016 @ 8:49 pm. Unique identifier: us100073mr. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073mr. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bathurst, Miramichi (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Miramichi (c. 18 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Bathurst (c. 12 700 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 23 km WNW of Miramichi, Canada.
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