A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Cardston in Canada on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/05/19 / 2019-05-20 21:22:05 / May 20, 2019 @ 9:22 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: mb80344784. Unique identifier: mb80344784. Exact location of event, depth 13.96 km, -112.8425° West, 49.111° North. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:22:05 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 13.96 km (9 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Coaldale, Lethbridge (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Lethbridge (c. 70 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Coaldale (c. 6 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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