A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Amos in Canada on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/10/20 / 2020-10-30 18:28:42 / October 30, 2020 @ 6:28 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000c84u. Id of event: us7000c84u. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.48 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -78.5392 West, latitude 48.4095 North, depth = 3.48 km. The temblor was picked up at 18:28:42 / 6:28 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Val-d’Or (c. 31 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Rouyn-Noranda (c. 24 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Amos (c. 17 900 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Sarre (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Val-d’Or, La Sarre, Rouyn-Noranda (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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