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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: Monday, 22 October 2018 05:39 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 (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Endeavour Ridge (135 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 5*10^14 J (139 GWh / 1.2*10^5 tons of TNT / 7.5 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
Mon, 22 Oct 05:39 UTCM 6.1 / 10 kmVancouver Island, Canada RegionGFZ
Mon, 22 Oct 05:39 UTCM 6.6 / 2 kmVANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGIONEMSC
Mon, 22 Oct 05:39 UTCM 6.1 / 10 km265 km SW of Pt. Hardy,BCNRCAN

"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

 

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