A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Oak Bay in Canada on Friday. Id of earthquake: uw61691992. Event ids that are associated: uw61691992. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.41 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -123.23516666667° West, 48.489666666667° North, depth 21.41 km. Global time and date of event 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 16:44:58 / November 20, 2020 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 16:44:58 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Richmond (c. 182 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Delta (c. 101 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Delta, Lynden, Richmond (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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