Magnitude 6.6 - QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION

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2009 November 17 15:30:46 UTC

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Earthquake Details

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Magnitude6.6
Date-Time
Location52.151°N, 131.378°W
Depth11.6 km (7.2 miles)
RegionQUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION
Distances215 km (135 miles) SSE of Masset, British Columbia, Canada
225 km (140 miles) W of Bella Bella, British Columbia, Canada
665 km (415 miles) WNW of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
705 km (440 miles) NW of VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.5 km (3.4 miles); depth +/- 10.5 km (6.5 miles)
ParametersNST=282, Nph=282, Dmin=387.6 km, Rmss=1.11 sec, Gp= 43°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=U
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDus2009pcaq
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Felt Reports

Felt throughout the Queen Charlotte Islands. Felt (III) at Kitimat and (II) at Prince Rupert, Smithers and Terrace. Also felt at Abbotsford, Burns Lake, Campbell River, Courtenay, Duncan, Port Hardy, Prince George, Vancouver and Vanderhoof. Felt at Chugiak, Hyder, Ketchikan, Metlakatla and Petersburg, Alaska; Lewiston, Idaho; Brookings and Oregon City, Oregon; Bellingham, Maple Valley and Seattle, Washington, U.S.A.

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