A earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 223 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (139 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -129.6725 West, latitude 49.3142 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 21:22:48 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 06:22:48 / October 22, 2018 @ 6:22 am. Unique identifier: us1000hfh3. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000hfh3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 223 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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