A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 253 km SW of Tofino, Canada (157 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -128.5833° West, 47.7286° North, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:54:30 / 1:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 13:54:30 / February 22, 2021 @ 1:54 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dk33. Id of event: us6000dk33.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 253 km SW of Tofino, Canada.
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