Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 7:56 am (GMT -7) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 7:56 am (GMT -7)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 1 km depth

19 Oct 15:14 UTC: First to report: USGS after 18 minutes.
19 Oct 20:03: Now using data updates from NRCAN
Date & time: Oct 19, 2021 14:56:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, Oct 19, 2021 7:56 am (GMT -7)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.7044°N / 123.6034°W (Sunshine Coast Regional District, British Columbia, Canada)
Antipode: 49.704°S / 56.397°E
Nearest volcano: Garibaldi (47 km / 29 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (17 mi) NNE of Sechelt (Sunshine Coast Regional District, British Columbia) (pop: 8,830) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) W of Squamish (British Columbia) (pop: 17,600) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of West Vancouver (pop: 42,700) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Vancouver Utara British Columbia (pop: 48,000) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) NW of Vancouver (British Columbia) (pop: 600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Nanaimo (British Columbia) (pop: 84,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Burnaby (British Columbia) (pop: 202,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Richmond (British Columbia) (pop: 182,000) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Surrey (British Columbia) (pop: 395,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) N of Victoria (British Columbia) (pop: 289,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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Mag.DepthLocationSource
2.61 kmCanada: 27 Km NE of Sechelt, BCNRCAN
2.55 kmBRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADAEMSC
2.55 km29 Km NNE of Sechelt, CanadaUSGS

User reports for this quake (4)

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West Sechelt (28.9 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / very short : Did not feel shaking but very loud rumbling noise similar to the one 6 ish years ago Valentines Day. That one also had lots of movement  
I was at home In Garden Bay/Pender Harbour. (29.5 km WSW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt / complex motion difficult to describe / 2-5 s : I was in the shower, heard a significant rumbling noise. Didn’t notice any movement or shaking. Lasted three to five seconds.  
Brackendale / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Metal chimney rattled1 or 2 swcecond then a 1 or two second rumble  
West Sechelt / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / single vertical bump / very short : It was a very short but audible blast and slight shake. We thought it was like something exploding in the distance.  
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