Important Canadian Earthquakes

Symbol KML event 8+ icon KML event 7-7.9 icon KML event 6-6.9 icon KML event 5-5.9 icon
Magnitude 8+ 7 6 5

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Year Day Latitude Longitude Mag Location
1663 Feb 5 47.60 -70.10 7.0 Charlevoix-Kamouraska Region 1663
1700 Jan 26 48.50 -125.00 9.0 Cascadia Subduction Zone
1732 Sep 16 45.50 -73.60 5.8 Western Quebec Seismic Zone, Montreal Region
1791 Dec 6 47.40 -70.50 6.0 Région Charlevoix-Kamouraska 1791
1860 Oct 17 47.50 -70.10 6.0 Région Charlevoix-Kamouraska 1860
1870 Oct 20 47.40 -70.50 6.5 Charlevoix-Kamouraska Region 1870
1872 Dec 15 48.60 -121.40 7.4 Washington-B.C. Border
1899 Sep 4 60.00 -140.00 8.0 Yukon-Alaska Border
1918 Dec 6 49.62 -125.92 7.0 Vancouver Island, British Columbia 1918
1925 Mar 1 47.80 -69.80 6.2 Charlevoix-Kamouraska region 1925
1929 May 26 51.51 -130.74 7.0 South of Haida Gwaii (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia
1929 Nov 18 44.50 -56.30 7.2 Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland
1933 Nov 20 73.00 -70.75 7.3 Baffin Bay, Northwest Territories
1935 Nov 1 46.78 -79.07 6.1 Quebec - Ontario Border, Temiscamingue region
1944 Sep 5 44.97 -74.90 5.8 Cornwall region, Ontario-New York border
1946 Jun 23 49.76 -125.34 7.3 Vancouver Island, British Columbia 1946
1949 Aug 22 53.62 -133.27 8.1 Offshore Haida Gwaii (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia
1958 Jul 10 58.60 -137.10 7.9 near the British Columbia-Alaska Border
1970 Jun 24 51.77 -130.76 7.4 South of Haida Gwaii (formerly Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia
1979 Feb 28 60.59 -141.47 7.2 Southern Yukon-Alaska Border
1982 Jan 9 47.00 -66.60 5.7 Miramichi, New Brunswick
1982 Jan 11 47.00 -66.60 5.4 Miramichi, New Brunswick
1985 Oct 5 62.21 -124.22 6.6 Nahanni region, Northwest Territories 1985-10
1985 Dec 23 62.19 -124.24 6.9 Nahanni region, Northwest Territories 1985-12
1988 Nov 25 48.12 -71.18 5.9 Saguenay region
1989 Dec 25 60.12 -73.60 6.3 Ungava region
2012 Oct 28 52.55 -132.24 7.7 Offshore Haida Gwaii