A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, Vancouver Island, Canada region (0 miles). Unique identifier: us6000bh21. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000bh21. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/08/20 / 2020-08-19 11:40:56 / August 19, 2020 @ 11:40 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:40:56 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.76 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -129.9576 West, latitude 50.6509 North, depth = 4.76 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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