A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 198 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (123 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 03:47:41 / February 12, 2017 @ 3:47 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -129.2756° West, 49.3708° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008j9n. Id of event: us20008j9n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:47:41 / 6:47 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 198 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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