A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 82 km NW of Watson Lake, Canada (51 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 23:12:10 / February 9, 2020 @ 11:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -129.5874 West, latitude 60.6586 North, depth = 10.01 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:12:10 / 3:12 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.01 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007ma8. Id of event: us70007ma8.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 82 km NW of Watson Lake, Canada.
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