A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 168 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (104 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 18:35:38 / March 1, 2018 @ 6:35 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 09:35:38 / 9:35 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000d9u5. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d9u5. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -129.7917 West, latitude 50.8714 North, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 168 km W of Port Hardy, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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