A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km WSW of Faro, Canada (73 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 18:32:50 / 6:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.8 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak0202hceko5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak0202hceko5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 02:32:50 / February 23, 2020 @ 2:32 am. Exact location of event, depth 11.8 km, -135.3713° West, 61.7916° North.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near.
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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: 117 km WSW of Faro, Canada.
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