Saturday, May 23, 2020
Friday night seismic shuffle West of Port Hardy
A seismically active offshore area west of Vancouver Island rumbled a bit more on Friday evening, with a 5.2 magnitude earthquake recorded just south of Queen Charlotte Sound.
The lates of the quakes in the same are struck at 7:14 PM on Friday, located 151 kilometres West of Port Hardy it had a depth of 10 km.
It was later downgraded to a 4.9 mg event.
There was no tsunami generated by the Friday evening event.
On May 9th a similar sized quake was recorded south of Friday's event.
For more notes on seismic encounters along the Pacific fault of the Northwest see our archive page here.