Aftershocks continue, including a 4.0 on Thursday morning

  • Nov. 1, 2012 8:00 a.m.

The following is information from Earthquakes Canada.Automatic detection of seismic event: magnitude 4.0 – 1 Nov 10:34 PDT – QUEEN CHARLOTTE, BC regionOct. 31 8:15 p.m. PDT A magnitude 5.0 earthquake occurred offshore in the Haida Gwaii region. It was felt at Queen Charlotte City and Skidegate, and was followed by numerous smaller events.??Oct. 30 UPDATE: Aftershocks continue…including a M 4.6 at 7:11 a.m. PDT today. Since the M 7.7 mainshock on Saturday night, close to 100 events of M>4 have occurred, including 2 of M>6. At the seismic station at Barry Inlet, small aftershocks are still being recorded every few minutes. ??Oct. 29 7:49 p.m. PDT. A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has occurred to the west of Haida Gwaii. ??Oct. 28 1:04 p.m. PDT UPDATE. A magnitude 7.7 earthquake has occurred offshore in the Haida Gwaii Region at 8:04 pm PDT on Saturday Oct. 27, and has been followed by numerous aftershocks. The strongest aftershock so far was a magnitude 6.3 at 11:54 am PDT on Sunday Oct 28. The aftershock sequence is expected to continue for weeks with the number and severity of earthquakes decreasing over time.??For current tsunami information: check the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

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