A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 93 kilometers (58 miles) from Campbell River in Canada. The temblor was detected at 06:40:42 / 6:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Campbell River in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -124.494 West, latitude 50.705 North, depth = 20 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20 km (12 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00olkrfu. Unique identifier: at00olkrfu. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 14:40:42 / February 18, 2017 @ 2:40 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Powell River (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 93 km (58 miles) from Powell River (c. 12 800 pop).
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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 93 km NE of Campbell River, Canada.
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