A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 288 km NE of Bonavista, Canada (179 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:43:03 / 10:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000h70f. Id of event: us2000h70f. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 01:43:03 / September 3, 2018 @ 1:43 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -50.1125° West, latitude 50.3566° North, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: 288 km NE of Bonavista, Canada.
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