A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 181 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (112 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/12/19 / 2019-12-23 19:13:26 / December 23, 2019 @ 7:13 pm. Exact location of event, depth 12 km, -129.959° West, 50.502° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:13:26 / 10:13 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: at00q2zc2e. Unique identifier: at00q2zc2e.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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