Aftershocks continuing

  • Oct. 31, 2012 5:00 p.m.

The following is a log from Earhtquakes Canada, which includes a quake Wednesday at 2:15 pm.Wed. Oct. 31 at 2:15 pmAutomatic detection of seismic event: magnitude 4.0 QUEEN CHARLOTTE, BC region??Tues. Oct. 31 at 9:48 pmAutomatic detection of seismic event: magnitude 4.0 – QUEEN CHARLOTTE, BC region??Oct. 30 UPDATE: Aftershocks continue…including a M 4.6 at 7:11 a.m. PDT. 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. A M 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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