Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Earthquakes

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake detected near Tofino Halloween night

The USGS says the quake struck at about 9:22 p.m.

A 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck near Tofino Sunday night

It was detected about 144 kms west of Tofino.

There were 7 earthquakes off the coast of Vancouver Island in the past 24...

Sunday night's 6.8 magnitude tremor was the largest earthquake in BC since 2012.

A second powerful 6.8 earthquake has just struck off Vancouver Island

Tsunami warnings have not been issued for both earthquakes.

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake strikes near Vancouver Island

A tsunami warning has not been issued.

UVic completes installation of underwater earthquake early warning sensors

The system will be able to send a warning of up to 2 minutes if a major earthquake strikes.

4 things to know ahead of B.C.’s largest earthquake drill on Thursday

The province-wide earthquake drill is tomorrow at 10:18 a.m.!

4 hilarious videos released ahead of BC’s largest earthquake preparedness drill (VIDEOS)

Quake and Aftershock aren’t afraid to cause a little mayhem!

ShakeOutBC is giving away 3 free earthquake emergency kits (CONTEST)

Win 1 of the 3 kits and be prepared!
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Make sure to register for BC’s largest earthquake drill of the year

More than 3,000 earthquakes occur in BC each year

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How to prepare for “earthquake season” this March on the B.C. coast

The risk of the "Big One" increases this month thanks to a slow slip - here's how to prepare.

Magnitude 4.5 earthquake strikes west of Vancouver Island

No damage has been reported and no tsunami warning was issued.
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7 places in Victoria to experience the earthquake simulator in September

It's not a question of "if" but "when".

Magnitude 4.8 earthquake detected off Vancouver Island after Puget Sound earthquake

A magnitude 4.8 seismic event was detected off the west coast of Vancouver Island just one hour after a tremor with a magnitude of...

Magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Pemberton Valley felt on Vancouver Island

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake struck northeast of Powell River Saturday morning. The seismic event occurred around 6:40 a.m. According to Earthquakes Canada, quake had a modest...

Fifth earthquake hits near Port Hardy today, this time at magnitude 5.7

Another earthquake has struck off the coast of Vancouver Island, this time at magnitude 5.7, according to the US Geological Survey.  It is the...

Three earthquakes were detected off the coast of Vancouver Island on Friday morning

A trio earthquakes struck the western coast of Vancouver Island within a one hour period at the same location this morning. All three hit between 170...
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This is what could happen if a magnitude 9.0 earthquake strikes BC (VIDEO)

On October 18 at 10:18 am, drop, cover, and hold on!

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