A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 206 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada (128 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pya. Id of event: us70007pya. The temblor was picked up at 02:17:05 / 2:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -130.9331° West, latitude 51.5247° North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 11:17:05 / February 14, 2020 @ 11:17 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each 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.
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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. 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: 206 km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada.
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