Magnitude 6.6 - QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION

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2008 January 05 11:01:05 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location51.276°N, 130.750°W
Depth10 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionQUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION
Distances205 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 Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 4.4 km (2.7 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST=264, Nph=264, Dmin=493 km, Rmss=1 sec, Gp= 68°,
M-type=centroid moment magnitude (Mw), Version=8
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2008lvaw
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Earthquake Summary

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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 Reports

    Felt (III) at Port Hardy, Sandspit and Skidegate, British Columbia. Also felt at Winter Harbour.

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