A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 176 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (109 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 21:29:22 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008lpj. Id of event: us20008lpj. Exact location of earthquake, -129.2632° West, 49.6479° North, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 06:29:22 / February 23, 2017 @ 6:29 am.
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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 176 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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