A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.76 (ml/mb) was reported 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ucluelet in Canada on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 08:08:37 / 8:08 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61303592. Event ids that are associated: uw61303592. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.86 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/09/17 / 2017-09-05 16:08:37 / September 5, 2017 @ 4:08 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -125.5178333° West, 49.062° North, depth 4.86 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Courtenay (c. 32 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Port Alberni (c. 21 300 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Courtenay, Port Alberni (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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