Earthquake Details

Saturday October 27, 2012

Local Time: 20:04:00 PDT
Magnitude: 7.7 Mw
Latitude: 52.6 North
Longitude: 132.3 West
UT Date
and Time:
2012/10/28
03:04:00 UT

Locator map

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Approximate Location of Earthquake: A major earthquake occurred in the Haida Gwaii region. It was felt across much of north-central BC, including Haida Gwaii, Prince Rupert, Quesnel, and Houston. There have been no reports of damage at this time. Numerous aftershocks of M3 to ~5 in the hours following. A tsunami warning was issued for the coastal areas.West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

Map of Earthquake Area