Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - North Pacific Ocean, 78 km southwest of Vernon, Regional District of Mount Waddington, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 11:12 pm (GMT -8) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 28 km depth
|Date & time||May 18, 2022 07:12:55 UTC -|
|Local time at epicenter||Tuesday, May 17, 2022 at 11:12 pm (GMT -8)|
|Epicenter latitude / longitude||49.4792°N / 127.039°W (North Pacific Ocean, Canada)|
|Antipode||49.479°S / 52.961°E|
|Shaking intensity||Not felt|
|Primary data source||NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)|
|Nearest volcano||Silverthrone (223 km / 139 mi)|
|Nearby towns and cities||78 km (48 mi) SW of Vernon (British Columbia) (pop: 48,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby|
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Tofino (British Columbia) (pop: 1,930) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
|Estimated seismic energy released||1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) | about seismic energy|
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|2.3||28 km||Canada: 70 Km W of Gold River, BC||NRCAN|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.