A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 141 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (88 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q2zoc9. Id of event: at00q2zoc9. Global time and date of event 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 23:38:33 / December 23, 2019 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 16 km (10 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:38:33 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -129.424° West, latitude 50.702° North, depth = 16 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 141 km W of Port Hardy, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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