A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 164 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (102 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/17 / 2017-02-24 12:28:25 / February 24, 2017 @ 12:28 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008m0k. Event ids that are associated: us20008m0k. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -129.1191° West, 49.7072° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 03:28:25 / 3:28 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 164 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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