A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 132 km S of Port Hardy, Canada (82 miles) on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -127.638 West, latitude 49.518 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: at00qa3mks. Unique identifier: at00qa3mks. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:46:04 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 04:46:04 / May 10, 2020 @ 4:46 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 132 km S of Port Hardy, Canada.
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