A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 134 km NW of Clyde River, Canada (83 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/20 / 2020-10-20 16:47:18 / October 20, 2020 @ 4:47 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -71.2715° West, 71.2972° North, depth 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:47:18 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000cc6k. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cc6k.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 134 km NW of Clyde River, Canada.
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