A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Northwest Territories, Canada (0 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:34:17 / 2:34 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/08/20 / 2020-08-13 02:34:17 / August 13, 2020 @ 2:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -124.4344 West, latitude 62.2371 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000bdsh. Ids that are associated to the event: ak020adsumnz, us6000bdsh.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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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