Magnitude 6.6 - QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION
2008 January 05 11:01:05 UTC
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|Depth||10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION|
|Distances||205 km (130 miles) WSW of Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada|
245 km (150 miles) WNW of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
590 km (365 miles) WNW of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
620 km (385 miles) WNW of VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada
|Location Uncertainty||horizontal +/- 4.4 km (2.7 miles); depth fixed by location program|
|Parameters||NST=264, Nph=264, Dmin=493 km, Rmss=1 sec, Gp= 68°,|
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
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The following is a release by the United States Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center: An earthquake occurred 200 km (125 miles) WSW of Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada, 240 km (150 miles) WNW of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada, 585 km (365 miles) WNW of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 620 km (385 miles) NW of VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada at 4:01 AM MST, Jan 5, 2008 (3:01 AM PST in Canada). The magnitude and location may be revised when additional data and further analysis results are available. There have been no reports of damage. Additional information about this earthquake can be obtained from the Geological Survey of Canada in Sidney, British Columbia (604-363-6500).
Felt (III) at Port Hardy, Sandspit and Skidegate, British Columbia. Also felt at Winter Harbour.
Scientific & Technical Information
- Preliminary Earthquake Report
- U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center:
World Data Center for Seismology, Denver