Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Tofino rattled by 4.8 magnitude earthquake Wednesday evening

The latest of earthquakes to rumble along the Pacific Coast fault lines struck at Tofino this evening, a 4.8 magnitude quake that was recorded by the USGS at 6:02 PM.

The epicentre for tonight's quake was located 18 kilometres east of Tofino at a dept of 24.6 kilometres.

No Tsunami watch, Warning or Advisory was generated by the seismic event.

Over the last month, the Pacific Fault line of the BC coast has been a fairly active location, you can review some of the previous events, as well as some background information on the recent seismic activity from our archive page here.

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