A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 151 km W of Port Hardy, Canada (94 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude -129.5094° West, latitude 50.428° North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Port Hardy in Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/20 / 2020-05-23 02:14:51 / May 23, 2020 @ 2:14 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009nx6, at00qari8u. Id of event: us70009nx6. The temblor was reported at 17:14:51 / 5:14 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 151 km W of Port Hardy, Canada.
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