Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Yukon, 88 km southwest of Fort McPherson, Inuvik Region, Northwest Territories, Canada, on Friday, 11 June 2021 at 07:05 (GMT) -

Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Yukon, 88 km southwest of Fort McPherson, Inuvik Region, Northwest Territories, Canada, on Friday, 11 June 2021 at 07:05 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 10 km depth

11 Jun 07:11 UTC: First to report: NRCAN after 6 minutes.
11 Jun 07:21: Epicenter location corrected by 21 km (13 mi) towards W.
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15 Jun 05:08: Magnitude recalculated from 4.2 to 4.3. Epicenter location corrected by 23 km (14 mi) towards W.
Update Fri, 11 Jun 2021, 07:15
Moderate 4.2 quake hits near Fort McPherson, Inuvik Region, Northwest Territories, Canada
4.2 quake 11 Jun 12:05 am (GMT -7)
4.2 quake 11 Jun 12:05 am (GMT -7)
The Department of Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Canada near Fort McPherson, Inuvik Region, Northwest Territories, only 10 minutes ago. The earthquake hit after midnight on Friday 11 June 2021 at 12:05 am local time at a shallow depth of 6.2 miles. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Fort McPherson (pop. 1,100) located 50 miles from the epicenter.
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Earthquake data:

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Date & time: 11 Jun 2021 07:05:15 UTC -
Magnitude: 4.3
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.7541°N / 135.8841°W (Yukon, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (54 mi) SSW of Fort McPherson (Northwest Territories) (pop: 1,070) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSW of Aklavik (Northwest Territories) (pop: 648) --> See nearby quakes!
322 km (200 mi) SSW of Tuktoyaktuk (Northwest Territories) (pop: 978) --> See nearby quakes!
342 km (212 mi) NNE of Dawson City (Yukon) (pop: 1,320) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (218 mi) N of Mayo (Yukon) (pop: 540) --> See nearby quakes!
505 km (314 mi) NE of Tok (Alaska, USA) (pop: 1,260) --> See nearby quakes!
538 km (335 mi) NE of Deltana (Alaska, USA) (pop: 2,250) --> See nearby quakes!
561 km (348 mi) ENE of Eielson Air Force Base (Alaska, USA) (pop: 2,650) --> See nearby quakes!
562 km (349 mi) ENE of Salcha (Alaska, USA) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
673 km (418 mi) N of Whitehorse (Yukon) (pop: 23,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Overcast Clouds 17°C (63 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 3 m/s (5 kts) from NE
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
4.310 kmCanada: 88 Km SW of Fort McPherson, NTNRCAN
4.110 kmNORTHERN YUKON TERRITORY, CANADAEMSC
3.810 km88 Km SSW of Fort McPherson, CanadaUSGS

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