A minor earthquake magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Penticton in Canada. The temblor was detected at 08:44:32 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/08/19 / 2019-08-11 16:44:32 / August 11, 2019 @ 4:44 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -0.54 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -119.7485° West, 49.333166666667° North, depth -0.54 km. Id of earthquake: uw61544026. Event ids that are associated: uw61544026.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Kelowna (c. 125 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Penticton (c. 37 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from West Kelowna (c. 28 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Summerland (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kelowna, West Kelowna, Summerland (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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