A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes Northwest Territories, Canada (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:18:47 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -124.4429° West, 62.2476° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ccnk. Id of event: us6000ccnk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/20 / 2020-10-24 16:18:47 / October 24, 2020 @ 4:18 pm.
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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