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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - 169km WSW of Tofino, Canada on Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - 169km WSW of Tofino, Canada on Wednesday, 11 October 2017
Date & time: Wed, 11 Oct 09:26:08 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2017-10-11 00:26:08 -09:00
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.3833°N / 127.8978°W [Map]
Nearest volcano: Endeavour Ridge (101 km)
Primary data source: USGS
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Wed, 11 Oct
Wed, 11 Oct 09:26 UTCM 4.5 / 10 km VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION[Map]EMSC

"I felt it" reports:
Oak Harbor (387.3 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Frequency awareness pulled out of deep sleep. (via app)
Poulsbo (396.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Just enough shaking to recognize it as an earthquake, not my neighbors washer spin cycle.
(421.8 km SW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt (via app)
Tofino bc (173 km WNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Woke me up from sleep. Sounded like a big bang.
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Tue, 17 Oct
Tue, 17 Oct 22:28 UTCM 3.1 / 10 km - [info] (154 km)149 km W of Tofino,BC
I FELT IT
[Map]
NRCAN
Wed, 18 Oct
Wed, 18 Oct 18:54 UTCM 3.8 / 10 km - [info] (100 km)240 km W of Tofino,BC
I FELT IT
[Map]
NRCAN

 

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