A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 248 km SW of Tofino, Canada (154 miles) on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000c5n5. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c5n5. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -128.6302° West, 47.8385° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 10:47:35 / 10:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/10/20 / 2020-10-05 10:47:35 / October 5, 2020 @ 10:47 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 248 km SW of Tofino, Canada.
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