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Earthquake hits Queen Charlottes

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Earthquake hits Queen Charlottes

Postby Bsuds » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:15 pm

I think we just had an Earthquake. We have several hanging lights and they were swinging away. Didn't feel anything but stuff certainly moved.
Anyone else notice anything?
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby gardengirl » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:17 pm

Nothing up here in Glenrosa.
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby crookedmember » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:22 pm

I'm in a downtown highrise and the place was swaying for a couple of minutes.
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby zerograv » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:34 pm

Things on my walls were swaying for a good number of minutes, apparently there was 7.7 in Prince George!
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby westbanker » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:35 pm

here's the nearest monitor station in Penticton

http://www.earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.c ... el=PNT.BHZ
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby Sn0man » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:36 pm

Didn't notice anything here - i'm in South Kelowna
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby zerograv » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:38 pm

Reports are now saying off the coast of the queen charlottes, tsunami warnings in effect
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby gordon_as » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:39 pm

U.S.G.S. reports 7.7 off haida Gwai on BC Coast. 198 km SW of prince Rupert. A Good size earthquake , but at a depth of 10 km
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby JayByrd » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:46 pm

Two large quakes off the BC Coast, close to the Queen Charlottes...tsunami warning for Prince Rupert and that area. Was felt as far inland as Terrace (two hours from the coast).
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby SmokeOnTheWater » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:47 pm

Oh .. that explain why my vertical blinds swayed a little.
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby Sn0man » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:52 pm

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Re: Earthquake?

Postby GordonH » Oct 27th, 2012, 8:54 pm

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Re: Earthquake?

Postby GordonH » Oct 27th, 2012, 9:01 pm

Hopefully it's a "P" wave quake than there is no tsunami, unfortunately still a great deal of damage.
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Re: Earthquake?

Postby GordonH » Oct 27th, 2012, 9:10 pm

Just was hit with a 4.8, since the size of first their will be number of after shocks.
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Re: Earthquake?

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