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M6.2 earthquake - 189km S of Masset, Canada, Tuesday, 30 October 2012 at 02:49 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake - 129 km SSW of Sandspit,BC on Tuesday, 30 October 2012

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.7 quake: 139km S of Masset, Canada on Sun, 28 Oct 03h04, which had occurred 1 day 24 hours earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.6 earthquake  - 129 km SSW of Sandspit,BC on Tuesday, 30 October 2012
Date & time: Tuesday, 30 October 2012 02:48 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Mon, 29 Oct 2012 17:48
Magnitude: 5.6
Depth: 18.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 52.13°N / 132.32°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Milbanke Sound (237 km)
Primary data source: NRCAN
Estimated released energy: 1.6*10^13 J (4.4 GWh / 3788 tons of TNT / 0.2 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 30 Oct 2012
Tue, 30 Oct 02:49 UTCM 6.2 / 9.7 km188km S of Masset, CanadaUSGS
Tue, 30 Oct 02:49 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmQueen Charlotte Islands RegionGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
Masset (Canada) (195 km NW from epicenter)(no details): Only heard very large rumbling, roaring, explosion-like noise which seemed very far away. No ground shaking but knew it was a distant earthquake by the sound of it. It lasted for about forty seconds to a minute. (via EMSC)


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