Earthquake Details

Sunday October 28, 2012

Local Time: 11:54:00 PDT
Magnitude: 6.3 Mw
Latitude: 52.8 North
Longitude: 132.5 West
UT Date
and Time:
2012/10/28
18:54:00 UT

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Approximate Location of Earthquake: This is a large aftershock of yesterday's Mw 7.7 offshore Haida Gwaii earthquake. There are no reports of damage at this time. Numerous aftershocks have been recorded, including more than 40 of magnitude 4 or larger, and 6 of M 5 or larger. Aftershocks extend along a 150-km-long segment of the Queen Charlotte Fault just to the west of Haida Gwaii, and are likely to continue for several days.

Map of Earthquake Area