Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Near Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 06:03 (GMT) -

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - Near Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 06:03 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 20 km depth

14 Jul 06:07 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 4 minutes.
14 Jul 15:32: Now using data updates from USGS
Date & time: Jul 14, 2021 06:03:34 UTC -
Magnitude: 2
Depth: 20.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 48.4785°N / 123.25583°W (Canada)
Antipode: 48.479°S / 56.744°E
Nearest volcano: Mount Baker (118 km / 73 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NE of Oak Bay (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (5 mi) NE of Victoria (pop: 289,600) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ENE of Colwood (Capital) (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) E of Langford (Capital) (pop: 22,500) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) SSE of North Saanich (Capital) (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Duncan (Cowichan Valley Regional District) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) SSW of White Rock (pop: 66,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) S of Ladner (pop: 200,000) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Surrey (pop: 395,000) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Delta (pop: 101,700) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) SSE of Gabriola Island (pop: 4,050) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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2.020 kmNear Victoria, British Columbia, CanadaUSGS

User reports for this quake (9)

At magnitude 2.0, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
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Surrey, BC (83.2 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / 2-5 s : Shook my husband and I's chairs/desks. I felt it twice, he only felt it once and he asked me before I could if he felt my chair shake, so we knew it was an earthquake and I told him my desk shook also.  
Langford / not felt
Surrey / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s : Felt my bed shaking!  
Parksville (118.3 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 2-5 s
Victoria / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s
Victoria / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating / very short : It was like the rumble of a truck driving by. Very short.  
Saanich, BC / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 1-2 s
Cordova Bay, Victoria / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / 2-5 s : Low rumble audible, followed by a thud/shudder. Super brief, only a second or two, all in.  
Victoria (9.9 km WNW of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) / 1-2 s : Low rumble, glass shaking  
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