A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Esterhazy in Canada. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:30:46 / 8:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -101.839° West, 50.6756° North, depth 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 02:30:46 / August 16, 2019 @ 2:30 am. Event id: us600055rx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600055rx.
Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yorkton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (46 miles) from Yorkton (c. 15 700 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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 17 km E of Esterhazy, Canada.
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