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Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Waiting for the big one! The 3rd major quake strikes the coast of British Colombia in just over 24 hours in the area where Canada's largest earthquake- a mag 8.1, occurred in 1949

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Another major quake has struck, west of Port Hardy, British Columbia last night making it 3 major quakes in just over 24 hours in the area where Canada's largest historical earthquake- a magnitude 8.1, occurred on August 22, 1949. 3 large aftershocks have been registered with one, registered at magnitude 5.7. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the quake, which were all registered at 10 km deep, according to USGS. There is no current tsunami warning in effect, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

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