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M6.3 earthquake - 186km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada, Thursday, 8 November 2012 at 02:01 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake - 186km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada on Thursday, 8 November 2012

Strong mag. 6.3 earthquake  - 186km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada on Thursday, 8 November 2012
Date & time: Thu, 8 Nov 02:01:51 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 17:01
Magnitude: 6.3
Depth: 16.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.1848°N / 128.527°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Endeavour Ridge (144 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.8*10^14 J (49.4 GWh / 42502 tons of TNT / 2.7 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 8 Nov 2012
Thu, 8 Nov 02:01 UTCM 6.2 / 10 km VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGIONEMSC
Thu, 8 Nov 02:01 UTCM 6.1 / 19 kmVancouver Island, Canada RegionGFZ
Thu, 8 Nov 02:01 UTCM 5.9 / 10 km213 km WSW of Gold R.,BCNRCAN
Thu, 8 Nov 02:01 UTCM 6.3 / 17 kmVancouver Island, Canada RegionGeoAu

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(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
Tahsis, B.C. / not felt

 

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