A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Saint John in Canada. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 10/01/19 / 2019-01-10 13:48:59 / January 10, 2019 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.2509 West, latitude 45.4185 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000j2is. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j2is. The temblor was reported at 09:48:59 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Saint John (c. 87 900 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Fredericton (c. 52 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Oromocto (c. 9 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fredericton, Oromocto, Saint John (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 21 km NW of Saint John, Canada.
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