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6.4 earthquake recorded off Vancouver Island
09-09-2011, 11:43 PM #1
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Quote:A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of Vancouver Island on Friday afternoon, sending out tremors that were felt as far afield as Vancouver.

The quake, which was initally measured as a 6.7 tremor, hit at 12:41 p.m. local time and originated at a depth of 26 kilometres, according to the United States Geological Survey.

The epicentre was south of Port Hardy, just off Vancouver Island's west coast.

Hope you're safe Shadow.
09-09-2011, 11:51 PM #2
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Magnitude 6.4

* Friday, September 09, 2011 at 19:41:34 UTC
* Friday, September 09, 2011 at 12:41:34 PM at epicenter
* Time of Earthquake in other Time Zones

Location 49.493°N, 126.967°W
Depth 23 km (14.3 miles)
Distances 119 km (73 miles) WNW of Ucluelet, British Columbia, Canada
138 km (85 miles) WSW of Campbell River, British Columbia, Canada
140 km (86 miles) SSE of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada
289 km (179 miles) WNW of VICTORIA, British Columbia, Canada
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 11.7 km (7.3 miles); depth +/- 2.8 km (1.7 miles)
Parameters NST=777, Nph=777, Dmin=121.3 km, Rmss=1.22 sec, Gp= 29°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=9

* Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)

09-09-2011, 11:59 PM #3
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
hug.gif I'm fine, quite a ways inland but I have family in Victoria. Helluva subduction zone off the island. Good catch P.

09-10-2011, 12:02 AM #4
Shadow Incognito Anonymous
I'm thinking about that vid you posted, about possible earthquakes resulting from that earth-directed solar flare. 13.gif
09-10-2011, 12:05 AM #5
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hug.gif That's cool. Wonder if the huge solar flare had anything to do with it.dunno.gif

09-10-2011, 12:40 PM #6
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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damned.gif Woah, thanks for that. Haven't even read any news in a day or so.




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