A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 141 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (88 miles). Exact location, longitude -128.773° West, latitude 49.775° North, depth = 22 km. Unique identifier: at00oltcwf. Ids that are associated to the event: at00oltcwf. The temblor was reported at 21:05:03 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 06:05:03 / February 23, 2017 @ 6:05 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 141 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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