Earthquake Details (2009-11-17)


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Tuesday November 17, 2009

Local Time: 10:30:00 PST
Magnitude: 6.5 Mw
Latitude: 51.8 North
Longitude: 131.9 West
Depth: 20.0 km
UT Date
and Time:
18:30:00 UT

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Approximate Location of Earthquake: A magnitude 6.5 earthquake occurred at 7:30 a.m. PST near the southern tip of Queen Charlotte Islands region. It was felt across the Queen Charlotte/Haida Gwaii and the North Coast (Terrace/Kitimat). There have been no reports of damage. Aftershocks continue at this time - the largest was a magnitude 5.5 that occurred at 7:37 and was felt on the Queen Charlotte Islands.

Map of Earthquake Area