A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported Sverdrup Islands, Nunavut, Canada (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -105.058° West, latitude 78.075° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 18:26:17 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10007u8n. Event ids that are associated: us10007u8n. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/01/17 / 2017-01-20 01:26:17 / January 20, 2017 @ 1:26 am.
Every 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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