A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) was reported 29 km WSW of Grande Cache, Canada (18 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.1 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -119.575° West, 53.8282° North, depth 9.1 km. All ids that are associated to the event: ak0206asm32z. Unique identifier: ak0206asm32z. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:37:52 / 6:37 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 13:37:52 / May 16, 2020 @ 1:37 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 29 km WSW of Grande Cache, Canada.
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