A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 235 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (146 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -129.356° West, 48.996° North, depth 11 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 16:26:59 / October 22, 2018 @ 4:26 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00ph0doz. Id of event: at00ph0doz. The temblor was picked up at 07:26:59 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 235 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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