Friday, July 26, 2013

5.0 earthquake strikes off West Coast of Vancouver Island

Another shift of the plates of the West Coast, this one just northwest of Port Hardy as a 5.0 earthquake was reported at just before 6 AM this morning.

The quake took place on one of the two fault lines that intersect just south of Haida Gwaii, Friday morning's rumble was located 185 km North of the tip of Vancouver Island, west of Port Alice, B. C.

The quake was recorded to have a depth of 10 km or 6.2 miles.

No Tsunami Warning or watch was generated by the Friday morning event.

The most recent event previous to the earthquake this morning was on Haida Gwaii which recorded a 4.0 temblor on July 16th.

Reports on today's event can be found below

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