Saturday, December 24, 2022

4.6 magnitude quake recorded off Northeast tip of Haida Gwaii early Saturday morning

A 4.6 magnitude quake was recorded off the Northeast tip
of Haida Gwaii on Saturday morning

A moderate temblor was recorded in the early morning hours of Christmas Even just off the northeast coastline of Haida Gwaii, south of McIntyre Bay.

The Quake  was recorded at 1:01 AM, listed at 4.6 magnitude at a depth of 01 kilometres.

The epicentre was 102 kilometres West South West of Prince Rupert

There was no indication of a Tsunami threat listed shortly after the notification of the quake.

A second temblor of 4.0 magnitude was recorded at 1:32AM in much the same area, 93km West South West of Prince Rupert. 

More notes on past seismic events on the North Coast or Haida Gwaii can be explored from our archive page.

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