A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Elkford in Canada on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -114.8255 West, latitude 49.9655 North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 23:03:05 / August 25, 2017 @ 11:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:03:05 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000abx7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000abx7.
The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Fernie (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fernie (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 10 km SSE of Elkford, Canada.
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