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Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Vancouver Island, Canada Region on Monday, 22 October 2018 - information

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Vancouver Island, Canada Region on Monday, 22 October 2018

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake  - Vancouver Island, Canada Region on Monday, 22 October 2018
22 Oct 06:31 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 8 minutes.
Oct 22 06:33: Magnitude recalculated from 6.6 to 6.8.
Oct 22 06:35: Magnitude recalculated from 6.8 to 6.7.
Date & time: Monday, 22 October 2018 06:22 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.12°N / 130.02°W (Canada)
Nearest volcano: Endeavour Ridge (149 km / 93 mi)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Mon, 22 Oct 06:22 UTCM 6.7 / 10 kmVancouver Island, Canada RegionGFZ
Mon, 22 Oct 06:22 UTCM 6.5 / 10 km VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGIONEMSC
2018-10-21 21:22:48 -09:00 (22 Oct 06:22:48 UTC)M 6.5 / 10 km- 223km SW of Port Hardy, CanadaUSGS

User reports for this quake

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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 of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Cathlamet 98612 (594.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
2393 Anglers Ct. Mariposa Ca 95338 / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Puyallup / not felt
Brier, WA / not felt : Felt nothing.
547.5 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : In deep sleep, suddenly awoken. Two subsequent major 6.5 M not felt. (reported through our app)
553.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
523.8 km E of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
3001.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
Ferndale Washington / not felt : Electronic level indications had movement at 22:45 and 23:15.
Nanaimo / not felt : Felt a bit strange but no shaking that I'm aware of
502.1 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
598.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / not felt : Just to let everyone know (reported through our app)
Dammam, Saudi Arabia / not felt
521.9 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt
Seattle (564.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Not felt. Restless dog has now calmed. (reported through our app)
579.7 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : I had to feel for it, but I could feel minor jolts.
Port angeles, wa (493.7 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Sounded like someone was trying to open house door.
701.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)

Aftershocks of the 6.7 quake: Vancouver Island, Canada Region, 22 Oct 2018 06:22

More info
Recorded aftershocks, latest first (22 quakes):
  • 17 Apr 2019 11:14 UTC
    | M 3.4 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    92 km (57 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 15 Apr 2019 01:31 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    119 km (74 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 10 Apr 2019 00:11 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (53 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 03 Apr 2019 04:17 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 31 Mar 2019 08:06 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    103 km (64 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 24 Mar 2019 20:08 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    108 km (67 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 18 Mar 2019 09:21 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    68 km (42 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 27 Feb 2019 03:57 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    0 km (0 mi) depth
    |
    129 km (80 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 11 Dec 2018 14:14 UTC
    | M 3.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    49 km (30 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 09 Dec 2018 18:14 UTC
    | M 4.2 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    126 km (78 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 09 Dec 2018 17:48 UTC
    | M 4.8 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    91 km (56 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 09 Dec 2018 16:20 UTC
    | M 5.4 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    86 km (54 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Dec 2018 07:33 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    117 km (73 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 29 Nov 2018 21:27 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    75 km (46 mi) distance
    | NRCAN | Details
  • 05 Nov 2018 20:25 UTC
    | M 4.3 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    50 km (31 mi) distance
    | USGS | Details
  • 01 Nov 2018 04:22 UTC
    | M 4.6 |
    10 km (6.2 mi) depth
    |
    63 km (39 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details
  • Show all

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