An earthquake of 6.2 magnets struck by B.C. the coast on Wednesday, July 3, followed by another 4.0 earthquake.
The first to be the strongest earthquake in B.C. this year, the Haida Gwaii hit the Archipelago region in the evening. U.S. The Geological Survey says that the first earthquake hit around 10am. 9:30 local time.
Furthermore, it is reported that the epicenter of the earthquake was 196 kilometers west-southwest of Bella Bella at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Earthquake Canada says the tremor was "easily felt" on northern Vancouver Island and the adjacent mainland coast. They also report that the earthquake was less powerful, with a magnitude of 5.8. In addition, they state that the earthquake is 353 kilometers southwest of Kitimat, B.C. and 581 kilometers west northwest of Vancouver.
Earthquake Canada also reported another earthquake a few hours later near the Port Hardy region.
Automatic seismic event detection: magnitude 4.0 – 3 Jul 22:55 PDT – PORT HARDY, BC region
– Earthquake Canada (@CANADAquakes) July 4, 2019
No tsunami was released – warning and officials report no threat of landslides.
With files from the Canadian press.