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Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 218km SW of Port Hardy, Canada on Monday, 22 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - 218km SW of Port Hardy, Canada on Monday, 22 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake  - 218km SW of Port Hardy, Canada on Monday, 22 October 2018
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 11.0 to 33.0 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 33.0 to 11.0 km.
Date & time: Mon, 22 Oct 05:39:40 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2018-10-21 20:39:40 -09:00
Magnitude: 6.6
Depth: 11.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.2496°N / 129.4783°W
Nearest volcano: Endeavour Ridge (135 km)
Primary data source: USGS
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 22 Oct
Mon, 22 Oct 05:39 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmVancouver Island, Canada Region[Map]GFZ
Mon, 22 Oct 05:39 UTCM 6.6 / 2 km VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION[Map]EMSC
Mon, 22 Oct 05:39 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km265 km SW of Pt. Hardy,BC[Map]NRCAN

"I felt it" reports:
At sea. Within 100 nmiles from epicentre. / MMI VI (Strong shaking): We are at sea on vessel. Strong jerk, up and dowm feel. Vessel was jerked by wave.
North Ferndale Washington State / not felt: We live 8 miles from the Canadian boarder n felt nothing n hear nothing about it! I've been in any quakes in Southern California! Perhaps slept thru it!?
(546.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
New Westminster / not felt
North Vancouver / not felt
Florence Oregon / not felt: Received a message for a seamount tsunami warning after the quake. felt nothing on mid Oregon coast
Nanaimo / not felt
Coquitlam / not felt
Sidney BC / not felt
(2974.1 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Skyline Marina, Anacortes, WA / not felt
Richmond, BC / not felt: Saw email from Tsunami.gov 20 minutes after event - never felt a thing.
Victoria / not felt
Cannon Beach, OR / not felt
Banff (939.1 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Thought it was the passing train. 3rd story of hotel. Train is too far. Timelines match up perfectly
Vancouver / not felt
Richmond, BC / not felt: Saw email from Tsunami.gov 20 minutes after event - never felt a thing.
(480.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Not felt in Coquitlam. (via app)
Cowichan Valley / not felt
Sooke (389.8 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Didn't feel a thing.
campbell river bc / not felt
(480.2 km E from epicenter) [Map] / not felt
(316.7 km ENE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Vancouver BC / not felt
Bellingham, Wa / not felt
Port Alberni / not felt
(288.4 km E from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): I felt dizzy. From my feet up an I swayed. I usually get this when there is an earthquake.
Nanaimo bc / not felt
Victoria / not felt
Port Alice (10.6 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
Seattle / not felt
Hailey (1326.3 km ESE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Hanging homemade wrench seismograph hanging from a string was moving for a few minutes. Looked after my app says I might have felt it. Shaking ten minutes after the event (via app)
Vancouver bc / not felt: No shaking in Vancouver bc ,yet
(680.4 km SE from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Victoria / not felt
Langford, BC / not felt
Tofino BC Canada / not felt
Nanaimo, BC / not felt
Nanaimo (Canada) (406 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt a light tremor in Nanaimo (via EMSC)
Victoria (Canada) (463 km E from epicenter)(no details): Colwood, felt nothing! (via EMSC)
Port Alberni (Canada) (347 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt nothing, would not have known if it were not for reports on fb, nothing on tv. (via EMSC)
Burnaby (Canada) (479 km E from epicenter)(no details): Vancouver felt nothing . . . . yet. (Josa) (via EMSC)
Campbell River (Canada) (326 km E from epicenter)(no details): Campbell River. I felt nothing (via EMSC)
Langley Twp (Canada) (504 km E from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting, felt the vibration under my feet. We are at 8915 202 Street. Directly beside stream/sandy ground, on a fault line coming down through Maple Ridge mountains. (via EMSC)
Vancouver (Canada) (471 km E from epicenter)(no details): Felt like the house was being pushed back and forth for 5 seconds (via EMSC)
Nanaimo (Canada) (409 km E from epicenter)(no details): Nanaimo didn't feel anything. (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 22 Oct 06:16 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km - [info] (146 km)Vancouver Island, Canada Region
[Map]
GFZ
(2780 km E from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
(468.5 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
Cathlamet 98612 (550.7 km SE from epicenter) / not felt
Oak Bay (Canada) (449 km E from epicenter)(no details): I heard a big thump. Went to check if my parents were ok, didn't even think of an earthquake. I guess it must have been part of the earthquake. (via EMSC)
Port Alberni (Canada) (328 km E from epicenter)(no details): I’m in Port Alberni and felt nothing. (via EMSC)
Read all reports
Mon, 22 Oct 06:22 UTCM 6.7 / 10 km - [info] (149 km)Vancouver Island, Canada Region
[Map]
GFZ
Seabeck, WA / not felt
Nanaimo / not felt: I was notified by a friend in Victoria about this one. She felt it, I did not.
(358.6 km ENE from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Read all reports
Sat, 1 Dec
Sat, 1 Dec 07:33 UTCM 4.7 / 10 km - [info] (239 km) VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION
[Map]
EMSC
Vancouver BC (459.2 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Aware of vibrations
(495.2 km E from epicenter) / not felt (via app)
Port Alberni BC / not felt
Read all reports
Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 16:20 UTCM 5.4 / 10 km - [info] (153 km)- 210km SSW of Port Hardy, Canada
[Map]
USGS
Near Seattle (478.7 km ESE from epicenter) / not felt: Uh oh. Are more coming?
Nanaimo (356.6 km E from epicenter) / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
(466.8 km E from epicenter) / not felt: He who felt it, delt it. I didn't feel it (via app)
Read all reports
Sun, 9 Dec 17:48 UTCM 4.8 / 10 km - [info] (121 km)- 212km W of Tofino, Canada
[Map]
USGS
(463.3 km E from epicenter) / not felt: I really hope these aren't foreshocks (via app)
Sun, 9 Dec 18:14 UTCM 4.2 / 10 km - [info] (142 km) VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION
[Map]
EMSC
(343.9 km E from epicenter) / MMI II (Very weak shaking) (via app)
(427.5 km E from epicenter) / not felt: Negative (via app)
Tue, 11 Dec
Tue, 11 Dec 14:14 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info]213 km WSW of Pt. Hardy,BC[Map]NRCAN
Fri, 21 Dec
Fri, 21 Dec 17:15 UTCM 3.2 / 10 km - [info] (161 km)141 km WSW of Gold R.,BC
[Map]
NRCAN

 

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