A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) strikes 170 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (106 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 19:13:25 / December 23, 2019 @ 7:13 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: at00q2zc2e, us70006q8f. Unique identifier: us70006q8f. Exact location, longitude -129.8265° West, latitude 50.5676° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:13:25 / 10:13 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).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 170 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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