A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 192 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (119 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 14:58:10 / 2:58 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 23:58:10 / February 28, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100087dy. Unique identifier: us100087dy. Exact location of event, longitude -130.1403 West, latitude 50.5767 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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