A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (87 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70006qzl. Event ids that are associated: us70006qzl. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 16:25:44 / December 25, 2019 @ 4:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:25:44 / 7:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -129.3664 West, latitude 50.4676 North, depth = 10 km.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 140 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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