A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Greater Sudbury in Canada. Exact location of event, depth 2.2 km, -81.1683° West, 46.5065° North. The temblor was picked up at 02:23:37 / 2:23 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jf93. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jf93. Global time and date of event 08/02/19 / 2019-02-08 07:23:37 / February 8, 2019 @ 7:23 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Greater Sudbury, Rayside-Balfour (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Greater Sudbury (c. 157 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Rayside-Balfour (c. 16 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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