6.5 magnitude earthquake 143 km from Tofino, British Columbia, Canada

2014-04-24 03:10:10 UTC

UTC time: Thursday, April 24, 2014 03:10 AM
Your time: 2014-04-24T03:10:10Z
Magnitude Type: mww
USGS status: Reviewed by a seismologist
Reports from the public: 947 people


A

6.5 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 03:10:10 UTC at 03:10
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.639, -127.732
143.2 km from Tofino (88.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

Aftershocks:
B

5.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 03:20:14 UTC at 03:20
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.851, -127.191
121.2 km from Tofino (75.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

C

4.3 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 03:23:33 UTC at 03:23
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.474, -127.673
133.2 km from Tofino (82.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

D

4.7 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 03:40:56 UTC at 03:40
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.544, -127.788
143.2 km from Tofino (89.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

E

4.2 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 03:41:01 UTC at 03:41
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.814, -127.427
132.2 km from Tofino (82.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 15 km

F

4.8 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 03:44:17 UTC at 03:44
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.61, -127.826
148.2 km from Tofino (92.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

G

4.4 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 05:16:17 UTC at 05:16
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.607, -127.785
145.2 km from Tofino (90.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

H

4.0 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 08:09:55 UTC at 08:09
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.55, -127.782
143.2 km from Tofino (88.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

I

4.1 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-24 12:06:56 UTC at 12:06
April 24, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.632, -127.841
150.2 km from Tofino (93.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km

J

3.9 magnitude earthquake

2014-04-26 01:19:06 UTC at 01:19
April 26, 2014 UTC

Location:
Epicenter at 49.824, -127.85
159.2 km from Tofino (99.2 miles)

Vancouver Island, Canada

Depth: 10 km


Tsunami advisory issued by www.tsunami.gov

000 WEPA42 PHEB 240316 TIBPAC TSUNAMI BULLETIN NUMBER 001 PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER/NOAA/NWS ISSUED AT 0316Z 24 APR 2014 THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO AREAS WITHIN AND BORDERING THE PACIFIC OCEAN AND ADJACENT SEAS...EXCEPT ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA... WASHINGTON...OREGON AND CALIFORNIA. ... TSUNAMI INFORMATION BULLETIN ... THIS BULLETIN IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. THIS BULLETIN IS ISSUED AS ADVICE TO GOVERNMENT AGENCIES. ONLY NATIONAL AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO MAKE DECISIONS REGARDING THE OFFICIAL STATE OF ALERT IN THEIR AREA AND ANY ACTIONS TO BE TAKEN IN RESPONSE. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0310Z 24 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 49.9 NORTH 127.4 WEST DEPTH - 10 KM LOCATION - VANCOUVER ISLAND CANADA REGION MAGNITUDE - 6.7 EVALUATION A WIDESPREAD DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI THREAT DOES NOT EXIST BASED ON HISTORICAL EARTHQUAKE AND TSUNAMI DATA. THE WEST COAST AND ALASKA TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE INFORMATION REGARDING ANY LOCAL TSUNAMI THREAT TO COASTS NEAR THE EARTHQUAKE EPICENTER. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY BULLETIN ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE. THE U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER WILL ISSUE PRODUCTS FOR ALASKA...BRITISH COLUMBIA...WASHINGTON...OREGON...CALIFORNIA.
000 WEHW42 PHEB 240316 TIBHWX HIZ001>003-005>009-012>014-016>021-023>026-240516- TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER EWA BEACH HI 516 PM HST WED APR 23 2014 TO - CIVIL DEFENSE IN THE STATE OF HAWAII SUBJECT - TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT THIS STATEMENT IS FOR INFORMATION ONLY. NO ACTION REQUIRED. AN EARTHQUAKE HAS OCCURRED WITH THESE PRELIMINARY PARAMETERS ORIGIN TIME - 0510 PM HST 23 APR 2014 COORDINATES - 49.9 NORTH 127.4 WEST LOCATION - VANCOUVER ISLAND CANADA REGION MAGNITUDE - 6.7 MOMENT EVALUATION BASED ON ALL AVAILABLE DATA A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. REPEAT. A DESTRUCTIVE PACIFIC-WIDE TSUNAMI IS NOT EXPECTED AND THERE IS NO TSUNAMI THREAT TO HAWAII. THIS WILL BE THE ONLY STATEMENT ISSUED FOR THIS EVENT UNLESS ADDITIONAL DATA ARE RECEIVED.
000 WEAK53 PAAQ 240313 TIBAK1 PUBLIC TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT NUMBER 1 NWS NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER PALMER AK 813 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014 ...THIS IS A TSUNAMI INFORMATION STATEMENT FOR ALASKA/ BRITISH COLUMBIA/ WASHINGTON/ OREGON AND CALIFORNIA... EVALUATION ---------- * EARTHQUAKES OF THIS SIZE ARE KNOWN TO GENERATE TSUNAMIS POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS TO COASTS OUTSIDE THE SOURCE REGION. * THE U.S. NATIONAL TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER IS ANALYZING THE EVENT TO DETERMINE THE LEVEL OF DANGER. * MORE INFORMATION WILL BE ISSUED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE. * THIS EARTHQUAKE HAS THE POTENTIAL TO GENERATE A DESTRUCTIVE TSUNAMI IN THE SOURCE REGION. PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE PARAMETERS --------------------------------- * MAGNITUDE 6.7 * ORIGIN TIME 1910 AKDT APR 23 2014 2010 PDT APR 23 2014 0310 UTC APR 24 2014 * COORDINATES 49.9 NORTH 127.4 WEST * DEPTH 14 MILES * LOCATION 25 MILES SW OF PORT ALICE BRITISH COLUMBIA 280 MILES NW OF SEATTLE WASHINGTON NEXT UPDATE AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION -------------------------------------- * MESSAGES WILL BE ISSUED HOURLY TO KEEP YOU INFORMED OF THE PROGRESS OF THIS EVENT. * REFER TO THE INTERNET SITE NTWC.ARH.NOAA.GOV FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION. * PACIFIC COASTAL REGIONS OUTSIDE CALIFORNIA... OREGON... WASHINGTON... BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA SHOULD REFER TO THE PACIFIC TSUNAMI WARNING CENTER MESSAGES AT PTWC.WEATHER.GOV.