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Massive earthquake below British Columbia, Canada (Oct. 27, 2012)

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SRC Location UTC Date/time M D INFO
USGS Princeton, Canada Jun 18 21:26 2.6 0 MAP
USGS Haines Junction, Canada Jun 06 10:39 2.7 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Haines Junction, Canada May 23 05:16 2.5 10 MAP
USGS Haines Junction, Canada May 23 05:16 2.5 0 MAP
USGS Haines Junction, Canada May 23 04:44 3.5 6 MAP
EMSC Southern Yukon Territory, Canada May 23 04:44 3.5 7 MAP I Felt It INFO
USGS Cardston, Canada May 20 21:22 2.9 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Airdrie - Light shaking
  • EMSC Alberta, Canada May 20 21:22 2.9 14 MAP
    USGS Haines Junction, Canada May 14 18:55 3.2 3 MAP
    USGS Haines Junction, Canada May 14 18:55 3.4 5 MAP
    EMSC Southern Yukon Territory, Canada May 14 18:55 3.2 4 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC Northern Yukon Territory, Canada May 13 21:22 3.6 8 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Old Crow, Canada May 13 21:22 3.6 8 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region May 13 08:55 4.2 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region May 13 08:55 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Old Crow, Canada May 12 19:26 3.4 1 MAP
    EMSC Northern Yukon Territory, Canada May 12 19:26 3.6 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Apr 22 21:44 5.5 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Apr 22 21:44 5.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Calgary - Very weak shaking
  • GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Apr 22 21:44 5.5 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Apr 22 20:27 4.7 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Apr 22 20:27 4.6 3 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Apr 22 20:27 4.6 10 MAP
    EMSC Southern Yukon Territory, Canada Apr 18 05:11 3.2 19 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC British Columbia, Canada Apr 10 21:13 3.3 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Princeton, Canada Mar 27 21:10 2.5 0 MAP
    USGS Fort Good Hope, Canada Mar 21 20:12 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Nw Territories - Nunavut, Canada Mar 21 16:33 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Fort Good Hope, Canada Mar 21 16:33 4.6 2 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Haines Junction, Canada Mar 10 22:19 2.6 0 MAP
    USGS Miramichi, Canada Mar 07 03:17 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Miramichi - No damage. I thought my upstairs neighbours were moving furniture
  • MIRAMICHI - Light shaking
  • South Nelson - Wednesday evening just after 11pm Atlantic time there was a loud bang, I thought my roof was splitting in half.
  • Sourh esk NB - At 1120..march 7th.I was sleeping,I became air born...Thought this was the Rapture! Incredibly loud,thought something blue up,opened door to check outside,wife in kitchen,momentarily froze...Had no idea what was happening!
  • USGS Red Deer, Canada Mar 04 12:55 3.4 5 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vancouver Island, Canada Region Feb 15 06:27 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Nanaimo - Very weak shaking
  • GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Feb 14 00:34 5.3 10 MAP
    USGS Vancouver Island, Canada Region Feb 14 00:34 4.7 12 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Vancouver Island, Canada Region Feb 14 00:34 4.8 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Feb 13 22:53 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Feb 11 00:02 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Greater Sudbury, Canada Feb 08 07:23 3.1 2 MAP
    EMSC Ontario, Canada Feb 08 07:23 3.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Sudbury - It happened at 2:24am and I heard and felt it while I was in bed. I recognized it to be another earthquake. No property damage, didn’t feel as much as the one 2 days earlier.
  • USGS Haines Junction, Canada Feb 07 09:53 2.5 0 MAP
    EMSC Ontario, Canada Feb 06 22:08 2.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Haines Junction, Canada Jan 26 04:50 2.5 0 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Jan 17 03:23 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Jan 17 03:23 4.2 10 MAP
    EMSC New Brunswick, Canada Jan 10 13:49 3.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Grand Bay-Westfield - Very weak shaking
  • Hampton - Shaking lasted about 20 seconds, shook the whole house. No damage.
  • Saint John - Felt like 4 seconds?
  • Welsford - 6-8 seconds
  • Saint John - Light shaking
  • Brown's Flat - About 4 seconds. No property damage.
  • GRAND BAY-WESTFIELD - Heard what sounded like a sonic boom and the house shook, the chandeliers were swaying as well.
  • Nerepis - shook the house and scared the dogs
  • Saint john NB - House shook strongly for few seconds. Very scary.
  • USGS Saint John, Canada Jan 10 13:49 3.8 5 MAP
    EMSC Eastern Quebec, Canada Jan 03 11:07 3.1 18 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Sept-iles, Canada Jan 03 11:07 2.9 15 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Tofino, Canada Dec 09 18:14 4.2 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Dec 09 17:48 4.6 10 MAP
    USGS Tofino, Canada Dec 09 17:48 4.8 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Dec 09 17:48 4.8 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Dec 09 16:20 5.3 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Dec 09 16:20 4.9 2 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Dec 09 16:20 5.4 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Dec 09 16:20 5.2 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Princeton, Canada Dec 02 22:22 2.9 0 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Dec 01 07:33 4.6 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Dec 01 07:33 4.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Fort St. John, Canada Nov 30 01:27 4.2 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Fort St John - Light shaking
  • Site c - Moderate shaking
  • Rose Prairie - It was fast not even three seconds but the house moved a lot.
  • Fort St. John - Moderate shaking
  • Fort Saint john - Moderate shaking
  • Taylor - lasted 3-4 seconds. Older wood frame building moved considerably. Not sure of any structural damage to building at this time.
  • Fort St John - The original earthquake was close to 6pm. Strong, sudden shaking, very scary. Felt a very strong aftershock at 7:19pm. Rattled the house.
  • Fort st john - 6-10 seconds
  • Fort St. John - Light shaking
  • Fort St. John, British Columbia - It happened while I was in my bedroom and there were 2 shakes. The first shake happened for 10 seconds, while the second shake happened for 7 seconds. Good thing, my house is not damaged.
  • FORT ST JOHN - Laying on my bed and sending a message on internet at dinner time. It felt like a truck hit the side of my house and my lamp shook for about3-5 seconds. I went outside and did not see anybody to ask whether they felt it. I am not sure if there was damage to the house.
  • Hudsons hope - Felt like the washmachine was unbalanced.
  • Fort St. John - It was about 6:38 pm November 29 in Fort St. John, BC I was driving and I slid a little bit on the road because the ice here on the roads. Moderate to strong and for only a few seconds. I didn’t know it was a quake, I just thought I hit an icy spot! People inside buildings and houses said it was longer than that! It’s happened here before because of fracking.
  • EMSC British Columbia, Canada Nov 30 01:27 4.5 5 MAP
    USGS Old Crow, Canada Nov 16 22:15 2.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Dawson, Canada Nov 14 07:00 2.7 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • Brantford - About ten seconds, no damage
  • USGS La Malbaie, Canada Nov 09 04:12 2.9 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    EMSC St. Lawrence Valley Reg., Canada Nov 09 04:12 2.9 13 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Nov 05 20:25 4.5 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Nov 05 20:25 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Nov 01 09:59 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Nov 01 04:22 4.6 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Nov 01 04:22 4.7 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Nov 01 04:22 4.9 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Nov 01 04:22 4.8 40 MAP
    USGS Tofino, Canada Oct 29 00:24 4.0 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 23 23:07 4.1 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 16:27 5.1 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 16:27 5.2 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 16:27 5.2 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 16:26 4.6 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 13:59 4.6 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 13:42 4.3 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 13:25 4.3 10 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 13:25 4.3 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
  • nanaimo - Very weak shaking
  • USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 08:43 4.5 11 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 08:43 4.4 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 07:13 4.3 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 07:13 4.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 06:36 4.9 17 MAP
    EMSC Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 06:36 4.9 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 06:36 4.9 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 06:22 6.5 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 06:22 6.5 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 06:16 6.7 10 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 06:16 6.8 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 06:16 6.8 21 MAP
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 05:39 6.6 10 MAP
    GEOFON Vancouver Island, Canada Region Oct 22 05:39 6.5 10 MAP I Felt It INFO
    USGS Port Hardy, Canada Oct 22 05:39 6.6 11 MAP
    USGS Old Crow, Canada Oct 08 06:22 3.0 0 MAP
    USGS Yarmouth, Canada Sep 29 13:32 2.5 13 MAP

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    MMI II (Very weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt by persons at rest, on upper floors or favorably placed.
    MMI III (Weak shaking) ?
    People :
    Felt indoors; hanging objects may swing, vibration similar to passing of light trucks, duration may be estimated, may not be recognized as an earthquake.
    MMI IV (Light shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally noticed indoors but not outside. Light sleepers may be awakened. Vibration may be likened to the passing of heavy traffic, or to the jolt of a heavy object falling or striking the building.
    Fittings :
    Doors and windows rattle. Glassware and crockery rattle. Liquids in open vessels may be slightly disturbed. Standing motorcars may rock.
    Structures :
    Walls and frames of buildings, and partitions and suspended ceilings in commercial buildings, may be heard to creak.
    MMI V (Moderate shaking) ?
    People :
    Generally felt outside, and by almost everyone indoors. Most sleepers awakened. A few people alarmed.
    Fittings :
    Small unstable objects are displaced or upset. Some glassware and crockery may be broken. Hanging pictures knock against the wall. Open doors may swing. Cupboard doors secured by magnetic catches may open. Pendulum clocks stop, start, or change rate.
    Structures :
    Some large display windows cracked. A few earthenware toilet fixtures cracked.
    MMI VI (Strong shaking) ?
    People Felt by all. People and animals alarmed. Many run outside. Difficulty experienced in walking steadily.
    Fittings :
    Objects fall from shelves. Pictures fall from walls. Some furniture moved on smooth floors, some unsecured free-standing fireplaces moved. Glassware and crockery broken. Very unstable furniture overturned. Small church and school bells ring. Appliances move on bench or table tops. Filing cabinets or "easy glide" drawers may open (or shut).
    Structures :
    Slight damage to buildings with low standard. Some stucco or cement plaster falls. Large display windows broken. Damage to a few weak domestic chimneys, some may fall.
    Environment :
    Trees and bushes shake, or are heard to rustle. Loose material may be dislodged from sloping ground, e.g. existing slides, talus slopes, shingle slides.
    MMI VII (Very strong shaking) ?
    People
    General alarm. Difficulty experienced in standing. Noticed by motorcar drivers who may stop.
    Fittings :
    Large bells ring. Furniture moves on smooth floors, may move on carpeted floors. Substantial damage to fragile contents of buildings.
    Structures :
    Unreinforced stone and brick walls cracked. Low standard buildings cracked with some minor masonry falls. A few instances of damage to buildings of ordinary workmanship. Unbraced parapets, unbraced brick gables, and architectural ornaments fall. Roofing tiles, especially ridge tiles may be dislodged. Many unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, often falling from roof-line. Water tanks Type I burst. A few instances of damage to brick veneers and plaster or cement-based linings. Unrestrained water cylinders (hot-water cylinders) may move and leak. Some common windows cracked. Suspended ceilings damaged.
    Environment :
    Water made turbid by stirred up mud. Small slides such as falls of sand and gravel banks, and small rock-falls from steep slopes and cuttings. Instances of settlement of unconsolidated or wet, or weak soils. Some fine cracks appear in sloping ground. A few instances of liquefaction (i.e. small water and sand ejections).
    MMI VIII (Severe shaking) ?
    People Alarm may approach panic. Steering of motorcars greatly affected. Structures : Low standard buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. ordinary workmanship buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged in some cases. A few instances of damage to buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes. Monuments and pre-1976 elevated tanks and factory stacks twisted or brought down. Some pre-1965 infill masonry panels damaged. A few post-1980 brick veneers damaged. Decayed timber piles of houses damaged. Houses not secured to foundations may move. Most unreinforced domestic chimneys damaged, some below roof-line, many brought down. Environment : Cracks appear on steep slopes and in wet ground. Small to moderate slides in roadside cuttings and unsupported excavations. Small water and sand ejections and localized lateral spreading adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
    MMI IX (Violent shaking) ?
    Structures Many low standard buildings destroyed. Ordinary workmanship buildings heavily damaged, some collapse. Reinforced masonry or concrete buildings damaged, some with partial collapse. Buildings and bridges designed and built to resist earthquakes damaged in some cases, some with flexible frames seriously damaged. Damage or permanent distortion to some buildings and bridges, designed and built to normal use standards. Houses not secured to foundations shifted off. Brick veneers fall and expose frames. Environment : Cracking of ground conspicuous. Landsliding general on steep slopes. Liquefaction effects intensified and more widespread, with large lateral spreading and flow sliding adjacent to streams, canals, lakes, etc.
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    Comments

    1. Felt like a car hit the house.. then rumbling shaking everything. Largest quake in this area in 35 years!

    2. 11:40 pm dec 29th woken by bed shaking and window blinds rattling. North Vancouver 8th floor.

    3. Isabelle Parent says:

      A Tres Saint-Redempteur, Quebec, Canada. Vers 1h30 - 2h dans la nuit du 17 juin 2013, un grondement au loin suivi d'un (gros bang) qui a fait trembler le sol et claquer les vitres comme une distortion le temps de ce (gros bang), Croyant a une orage je regardai le ciel mais ne voyant aucune eclair. J'ai cru qu'un transformateur d'hydro-quebec avait saute mais encore la pas d'eclair. A peine quelques minutes plus tard, le meme scenario s'est repete.??

    4. Ghislain Proulx says:

      Pincourt, tremblement ressenti pendant ± 7 à 8 sec. avec une pointe à la 4 iè sec.

    5. Victoria says:

      Morin heights i woke at 4:01 and it Started at 4:02 read somwhere that it was magnitude 7.7 it lased at least 45secs the dog freaked and think a couple of things fell

    6. Queen Charlotte Islands, Canada Region earthquake/ tsunami warning and after shocks started Oct 27 @8pm, the wrong date and times are listed on the website.

      • Armand Vervaeck says:

        No, this is not true. I agree local time was October 27 but we work for the world and use (like all seismological agencies) UTC or Universal Standard time. Thanks for your comment.

    7. House was swaying back and forth. Started slowly rocking and got gradually worse to the curtain rods going back and forth 3 inches anyway.