A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 213 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada (132 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:27:00 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 16:27:00 / October 22, 2018 @ 4:27 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000hfn8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfn8, at00ph0doz. Exact location of event, longitude -128.9946 West, latitude 49.0682 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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: 213 km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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