A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 148 km SSW of Masset, Canada (92 miles). Exact location of event, depth 1 km, -132.881° West, 52.766° North. All ids that are associated to the event: at00onl8nx. Unique identifier: at00onl8nx. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:59:57 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Masset in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 17:59:57 / March 29, 2017 @ 5:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1 km (1 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 148 km SSW of Masset, Canada.
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