A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 87 km ESE of Resolute, Canada (54 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/01/17 / 2017-01-09 19:43:46 / January 9, 2017 @ 7:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:43:46 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10007s5u. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007s5u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -92.24° West, 74.3239° North.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 87 km ESE of Resolute, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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