Moderate earthquake magnitude 4.2 at 10 km depth
11 Jun 07:11 UTC: First to report: NRCAN after 6 minutes.
11 Jun 07:21: Epicenter location corrected 21 km (13 mi) 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)
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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Date & Time: 11 Jun 2021 07:05:00 UTC –
Local time at the epicenter: 11 Jun 12:05 am (GMT -7)
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 66.74 ° N / 135.85 ° W (Yukon, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km to the SSO de Fort McPherson (Northwest Territories) (pop: 1,070) -> See earthquakes nearby!
168 km to the SSO de Aklavik (Northwest Territories) (pop: 648) -> See earthquakes nearby!
323 km to the SSO de Tuktoyaktuk (Northwest Territories) (pop: 978) -> See earthquakes nearby!
324 km WNW of Fort Good Hope (Northwest Territories) (pop: 516) -> See earthquakes nearby!
341 km al NNE de Dawson City (pop: 1,320) -> See earthquakes nearby!
350 km N of Mayo (pop: 540) -> See earthquakes nearby!
505 km NE of Tok (Alaska, United States) (pop: 1,260) -> See earthquakes nearby!
539 km NE of Deltana (Alaska, United States) (pop: 2,250) -> See earthquakes nearby!
563 km already ONE de Salcha (Alaska, United States) (pop: 1,100) -> See earthquakes nearby!
671 km N of Whitehorse (Yukon) (pop: 23,300) -> See earthquakes nearby!
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: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 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.
|4.2||10 km||Canada: Preliminary; 83 KM S OF FORT MCPHERSON, NT||NRCAN|
|4.1||10 km||NORTHERN YUKON TERRITORY, CANADA||EMSC|
|4.1||10 km||88 Km SSW of Fort McPherson, Canada||USGS|
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