A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 282 km NNW of Tuktoyaktuk, Canada (175 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ut3. Unique identifier: us10007ut3. Exact location of earthquake, -135.3233° West, 71.8735° North, depth 34.78 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 10:30:46 / January 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.78 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:30:46 / 1:30 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 282 km NNW of Tuktoyaktuk, Canada.
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