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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Port Hardy in Canada



Earthquake location 49.55S, -129.249WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 182 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (113 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28 km (17 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: at00ozrhus. Unique identifier: at00ozrhus. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/11/17 / 2017-11-21 09:47:16 / November 21, 2017 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 00:47:16 / 12:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -129.249° West, 49.55° North, depth 28 km.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 182 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -129.249° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 49.55° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 182km SW of Port Hardy, Canada Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-21 09:47:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-21 09:55:32 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 340 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.417542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183.599985312 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00ozrhus Id of event.
Event Code 00ozrhus An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00ozrhus, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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