A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 126 km W of Sachs Harbour, Canada (78 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak16335423, us20009wld. Id of event: us20009wld. Exact location of event, longitude -128.8921 West, latitude 71.883 North, depth = 17.4 km. Global time and date of event 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 16:01:22 / July 15, 2017 @ 4:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 07:01:22 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.4 km (11 miles).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 126 km W of Sachs Harbour, Canada.
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