A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 03:56:43 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/09/20 / 2020-09-08 03:56:43 / September 8, 2020 @ 3:56 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -126.9591° West, 71.8202° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Banks Island, Northwest Territories, Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bjj1. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qgbmyj, us7000bjj1.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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