A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 206 km WSW of Port Hardy, Canada (128 miles) on Friday. Id of earthquake: us10007rty. Event ids that are associated: us10007rty. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:32:36 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -130.1543° West, 50.0822° North, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 07/01/17 / 2017-01-07 06:32:36 / January 7, 2017 @ 6:32 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 206 km WSW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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