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M7.7 Earthquake in the Queen Charolette Islands, BC

Tonight, BC had a big earthquake today (M7.7), with substantial aftershocks (M5.8, M4.8, M5.1, M4.7, M5.1…). Tsunami warnings were issued for the north coast and western Vancouver Island. Movement was primarily lateral, not vertical, so hopefully the tsunami will be … Continue reading

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EXERCISE: Tsunami Warning Communication

Today, the Caribbean, US Pacific, and British Columbia are holding a tsunami exercise. To be perfectly clear: this is a drill, a way to practice response and communication, and is not a regularly scheduled earthquake and tsunami. This event is … Continue reading

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