A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 204 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (127 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/17 / 2017-03-07 15:50:57 / March 7, 2017 @ 3:50 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -129.3443 West, latitude 49.3435 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us100087ha. Event ids that are associated: us100087ha. The temblor was picked up at 06:50:57 / 6:50 am (local time epicenter).
Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 204 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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