A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 181 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (112 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 16:44:12 / December 23, 2019 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:44:12 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: at00q2z55o. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q2z55o. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -129.959 West, latitude 50.494 North, depth = 11 km.
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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 181 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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