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Local Date and Time:
December 6, 1918 at 12:41:08 am Pacific time
UT Date and Time:
1918-12-06 08:41:08 UT
This large earthquake occurred just after midnight
(12:41 am) on Friday December 6, 1918. The magnitude is about 7. Its exact
location is uncertain, but it occurred near the west coast of Vancouver Island,
and was felt very strongly at Estevan Point lighthouse and at Nootka lighthouse
on the southern tip of Nootka Island. There was some damage to the Estevan
Point lighthouse and to a wharf at Ucluelet. This earthquake awakened people
all over Vancouver Island and in the greater Vancouver area. It was felt in
northern Washington state and as far east as Kelowna, in the interior of British Columbia.
Did you feel this earthquake? Do you have any photos of damage?