Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Late afternoon temblor for Masset

A small earthquake served as a reminder of the active seismic nature of Haida Gwaii on Tuesday, as a 4.0 magnitude temblor was reported at 4:26 PM.

The quake was situated 113 km South of Masset, 177 km SW of Prince Rupert. The depth was listed as  19 kilometres.

No damage was reported from the afternoon quake and no tsunami warning was generated from the event.

You can find out more about the quake from the USGS report below:

You can review our archive of past events on the North Coast here.

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