A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 27 km W of Mould Bay, Canada (17 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -120.4679° West, 76.2096° North. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hqm. Unique identifier: us20008hqm. The temblor was detected at 19:22:09 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 02:22:09 / February 5, 2017 @ 2:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. 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 nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km W of Mould Bay, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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