A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 140 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (87 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 20:56:25 / December 23, 2019 @ 8:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -129.4101 West, latitude 50.6373 North, depth = 0.1 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.1 km (0 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:56:25 / 11:56 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: ak019ger47o0. Ids that are associated to the event: at00q2zgtz, ak019ger47o0.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 140 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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