A earthquake magnitude 6.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 218 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (135 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.96 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 05:39:40 / October 22, 2018 @ 5:39 am. Id of earthquake: us1000hfgn. Event ids that are associated: pt18295000, us1000hfgn, at00pgzjq3. The 6.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:40 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -129.4783 West, latitude 49.2496 North, depth = 10.96 km.
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 218 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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