Very strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 7.3 km east of White Rock, Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada, on Monday, January 11, 1909 at 23:44 (GMT)
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Very strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49°N / 122.7°W↗ (Metro Vancouver Regional District, British Columbia, Canada)
Antipode: 49°S / 57.3°E↗
Nearest volcano: Mount Baker (69 km / 43 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (5 mi) ESE of White Rock (pop: 66,500) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) SE of Surrey (pop: 395,000) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SE of Delta (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (16 mi) SSW of Maple Ridge (pop: 70,000) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (18 mi) ESE of Ladner (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) S of Coquitlam (pop: 140,000) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (21 mi) WSW of Abbotsford (pop: 151,700) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Burnaby (pop: 202,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) SE of Vancouver (pop: 600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NE of Victoria (pop: 289,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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