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Strong mag. 6.1 earthquake - 186km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada on Friday, 24 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - 182km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada on Friday, 24 April 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - 182km WSW of Bella Bella, Canada on Friday, 24 April 2015
Apr 24 15:10: Magnitude recalculated from 6.1 to 6.2.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 38.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Friday, 24 April 2015 13:56 UTC
Local time at epicenter: Friday, April 24, 2015 04:56:16
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 51.7685°N / 130.6951°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Milbanke Sound (160 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Fri, 24 Apr 2015
Fri, 24 Apr 13:56 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmQueen Charlotte Islands RegionGFZ
Fri, 24 Apr 13:56 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmQUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGIONEMSC
Fri, 24 Apr 13:56 UTCM 6.2 / 10 kmSW of Bella Bella, CanadaGeoAu

"I felt it" reports:
kolkata, westbengal india / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Fruitvale BC Canada / MMI III (Weak shaking): Light rumble and shaking and some creaks in the house. Thought it might be a Truck at first.
Tow hill road , Masset / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke up, saw cord on ceiling fan swinging.
Kent, WA / not felt
Bella Bella / MMI III (Weak shaking): I was sitting on our couch watching early morning news when I felt the furniture moving even my hanging plants started swaying.
Bina (India) (11138 km W from epicenter)(no details): My chair was trembling for about 2 minutes (via EMSC)
(Mexico) (2643 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I am only wondering if there was a tremor over here. It was about 6:40a (via EMSC)
Chinook (United States) (1573 km E from epicenter)(no details): I hope everyone there are doing OK> (via EMSC)
Terrace (Canada) (347 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting in Tim Hortons and I thought I was having vertago the hanging plants were moving but I thought it was just me (via EMSC)
Kitimat (Canada) (301 km NE from epicenter)(no details): I might not have noticed it except my chair started to rock itself. Interesting sensation, but not frightening. (via EMSC)
Tlell (Canada) (222 km NW from epicenter)(no details): It shook me awake (15 second shake) and had a small close aftershock. (via EMSC)
Prince Rupert (Canada) (286 km N from epicenter)(no details): It was weird I was in bed & my bed started shaking softly my dog didn't even wake up as my bed shook I was confused then I looked my blinds shook seen it swinging wasn't big like when u put a washer in a place in ur house when it's in the spin cycle that's how it felt (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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