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« on: September 09, 2011, 05:35:09 PM »

The Americas - WORLD
Magnitude 6.4 Quake Strikes Off Vancouver Island
VANCOUVER, British Columbia   A magnitude-6.4 earthquake struck Friday off the coast of British Columbia, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

The quake struck 12:41 p.m. PDT at a depth of 14.3 miles about 173 miles west of Vancouver, the USGS said. The quake was initially reported to have a magnitude of 6.7 but was later downgraded by the USGS.

The quake's epicenter just off the west coast of Vancouver Island, south of Port Hardy. ::snipping2::

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/09/09/magnitude-67-quake-strikes-off-vancouver-island/#ixzz1XUeI08rK

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2011/09/09/magnitude-67-quake-strikes-off-vancouver-island/#ixzz1XUe6Crmn
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« Reply #1 on: September 09, 2011, 09:43:36 PM »


http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/09/10/us-quake-canada-idUSTRE78867J20110910
Quake off Vancouver, no damage reported
September 9, 2011

Reuters) - A magnitude 6.4 quake struck off Vancouver Island on Friday, some 175 miles northwest of Vancouver on Canada's Pacific coast, but no damage was reported in the city, eyewitnesses said.

In the U.S. city of Seattle just south of the border, police reported slight rattling but no signs of damage.
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The quake, initially reported as a magnitude 6.8, was very shallow at 14.3 miles under the seabed, said the U.S. Geological Survey. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said the quake did not trigger a tsunami warning.

An eyewitnesses in one downtown Vancouver building said it swayed. Other people in the area said they felt nothing.
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