A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 221 km NE of Pond Inlet, Canada (137 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -72.472 West, latitude 73.91 North, depth = 18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/18 / 2018-03-05 12:07:48 / March 5, 2018 @ 12:07 pm. Id of earthquake: us1000d7u9. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7u9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:07:48 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 221 km NE of Pond Inlet, Canada.
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