A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada (54 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: at00okmf84. Event ids that are associated: at00okmf84. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:38:28 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/01/17 / 2017-01-31 01:38:28 / January 31, 2017 @ 1:38 am. Exact location of event, depth 11 km, -127.814° West, 49.957° North.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 87 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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