A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 166 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (103 miles). Event id: us70006q6p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00q2z55o, us70006q6p. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 16:44:13 / December 23, 2019 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:44:13 / 7:44 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -129.7652° West, 50.5466° North.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 166 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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