A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 191 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (119 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us100085un. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100085un. The temblor was reported at 14:57:36 / 2:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -130.119° West, 50.5667° North, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 23:57:36 / February 28, 2017 @ 11:57 pm UTC/GMT.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 191 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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