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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Preliminary; 140 KM SW OF WRIGLEY, NT, Canada on Sunday, 18 October 2020

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Preliminary; 140 KM SW OF WRIGLEY, NT, Canada on Sunday, 18 October 2020
18 Oct 16:57 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 11 minutes.
18 Oct 17:01: Now using data updates from NRCAN
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Date & time: Sunday, 18 October 2020 16:46 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 18 Oct 10:46 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 62.1213°N / 124.7042°W (Canada)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky -12.2°C (10 F), humidity: 85%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from WSW
Primary data source: NRCAN
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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18 Oct 10:46 am (GMT -6) (18 Oct 16:46:38 UTC)M 4.8 / 10 kmPreliminary; 140 KM SW OF WRIGLEY, NT, CanadaNRCAN
Sun, 18 Oct 16:46 UTCM 4.3 / 4 kmNorthwest Territories, CanadaEMSC
Sun, 18 Oct 16:46 UTCM 4.3 / 3.6 kmNorthwest Territories, CanadaUSGS

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Vancouver bc canada / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Third floor old building in bed felt light shivering for about 5 10 seconds, 2140 west 5th avenue vancouver bc canada

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