A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was reported Sverdrup Islands, Nunavut, Canada (0 miles) on Monday. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:48:11 / 3:48 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10008d5i. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008d5i. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/03/17 / 2017-03-13 22:48:11 / March 13, 2017 @ 10:48 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -105.6606° West, latitude 78.2117° North, depth = 10 km.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: Sverdrup Islands, Nunavut, Canada.
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