Saturday, August 1, 2015

Second temblor of the week recorded Northwest of Port Hardy

After some relative silence over the last few months, the seismic lines running along the Central Coast have stirred a bit this week.

As we outlined on Wednesday, the area Northwest of Port Hardy recorded a 4.8 earthquake in the early evening of the 29th.

Friday morning another temblor, this one a 4.2 magnitude shift was noted in much the same location, 191 kilometres Northwest of Port Hardy. The second event in two days was recorded at 10:24 Friday morning, listed at a depth of 1.23 kilometres

For more background on seismic events along the North and Central Coast see our archive page here.

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