A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 208 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada (129 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000i53f. Event ids that are associated: at00phhyta, us2000i53f. Exact location of earthquake, -129.368° West, 49.3047° North, depth 10 km. The temblor was reported at 19:22:20 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/11/18 / 2018-11-01 04:22:20 / November 1, 2018 @ 4:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 208 km SW of Port Hardy, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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