View Full Version : West Coast Earthquake - Just off Vancouver Island - Mag 6.4



venture
09-09-2011, 02:27 PM
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Maps/US10/42.52.-130.-120.gif

Magnitude
6.4
Date-Time
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
49.493N, 126.967W
Depth
23 km (14.3 miles)
Region
VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION
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
Source
Magnitude: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Location: USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID
usc0005rsj

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/dyfi/events/us/c0005rsj/us/usc0005rsj_ciim.jpg

Thunder
09-09-2011, 04:06 PM
This is serious and an Earthquake Emergency. Thank you for keeping us updated, Venture.

MustangGT
09-09-2011, 04:28 PM
This is serious and an Earthquake Emergency. Thank you for keeping us updated, Venture.

The demagogue has spoken. Not intelligently but he has spoken.

venture
09-09-2011, 05:56 PM
This is serious and an Earthquake Emergency. Thank you for keeping us updated, Venture.

It was 14 miles beneath the surface...hardly an emergency. Enough to rock some buildings and jolt people, but no widespread damage. Look at the shake map (second graphic) and you can see nothing extreme was reported.