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.

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