A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/20 / 2020-11-23 03:50:20 / November 23, 2020 @ 3:50 am. Exact location, longitude -95.8721° West, latitude 73.1778° North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us6000crk3. Ids that are associated to the event: at00qk8dbw, us6000crk3. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:20 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Somerset Island, Nunavut, Canada (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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