A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 197 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (122 miles). Event id: us1000hfgv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00pgzlfi, pt18295001, us1000hfgv. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -129.2135° West, latitude 49.3468° North, depth = 10 km. The 6.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:16:28 / 9:16 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/18 / 2018-10-22 06:16:28 / October 22, 2018 @ 6:16 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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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: 197 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada.
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