A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 215 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada (134 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:15:15 / 5:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us2000a40e. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a40e. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/07/17 / 2017-07-29 14:15:15 / July 29, 2017 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -130.8997 West, latitude 51.2794 North, depth = 10 km.
Each 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 215 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada.
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