Monday, January 30, 2017

4.0 quake rumbles off Vancouver Island Monday evening

Sometime around the 5:30 dinner hour a slight shudder of the sea bed rattled along the west side of Vancouver Island, as the an increase in seismic along the Pacific coast fault lines took place 87 km South-Southwest of the community of Port Hardy.

Listed at 11 kilometres in depth and with a magnitude of 4.0, the temblor was recorded at 5:38 PM, there is no indication that it was noticed by those living on the Island and No Tsunami warning was issued related to it.

You can review the full scope of the Monday event here.

More background on the recent string of small quakes off Vancouver Island can be found on our archive page here.

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