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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 29km WSW of Grande Cache, Canada on Saturday, 16 May 2020

Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 29km WSW of Grande Cache, Canada on Saturday, 16 May 2020
Date & time: Saturday, 16 May 2020 13:37 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2020-05-16 06:37:52 -07:00
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 9.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 53.8282°N / 119.575°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Wells Gray-Clearwater (179 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5*10^13 J (12.4 GWh / 10676 tons of TNT / 0.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource

"I felt it" reports:
BC / not felt: Does anyone know why this 5.9 quake is not recorded by USGS? I will attach a screenshot.
Screenshot... .jpg (public domain)
Grande Cache (30.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI V (Moderate shaking): Shook me out of bed this morning and knocked books off my shelf. No damage visible to my home but it was definitely strong
Grande Cache (115.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was outside cleaning up my yard and the branches on the trees started shaking. My wife was inside and said she felt it strongly. This is the only site that says the earthquake exists so I’m very confused
Sandy, People's Republic of Utah (1586.3 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Yes. Felt. (via app)
(658.1 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
98664 (937 km SSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Felt nothing. (via app)
Jasper (100.2 km NE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI VI (Strong shaking)
(966 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking)(via app)
Fort McMurray / MMI III (Weak shaking): Definitely some movement here. It woke up my son and he came running to wake me because he had no clue what was happening. It was around when it happened but there is no reports of the earthquake existing so it might just be kids messing around
Edmonton / MMI II (Very weak shaking): I am in Edmonton Alberta and felt some light shaking. I am near train tracks so I assumed it was a train going by
grand cache / not felt
Grande Cache / not felt
Hinton, Alberta 142 km south east of Gc / not felt: Not felt at all. 142 km southeast of Grande Cache
Edmonton, AB / not felt
Calgary / not felt
South of grande prarie / MMI VIII (Severe shaking): Knocked my cabin off it’s foundation

 

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