M 6.6 in Canada on 22 Oct 2018 05:39 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID EQ 1159627
Earthquake Magnitude: 6.6M
Depth: 10.96 Km
Lat/Lon: 49.2496 , -129.4783
Event Date: 22 Oct 2018 05:39 UTC
Exposed Population: No people within 100km
Inserted at: 22 Oct 2018 05:53 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 1.1 (Canada)

GDACS Score

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  Earthquake
(Shakemap)
Tsunami GDACS score
NEIC 0 0 0
us1000hfgn Scaled population 0 Max wave alert 0m  
  C1 shakemap -0.59 Max wave realtime 0m  
  C2 shakemap 0.53      
  Country Vulnerability 0      
  INFORM_normalised 1      
Maximum expected impact using different data sources.
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Detailed event map. European Union, 2015. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 139 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

3 earthquakes recorded off Vancouver IslandWed, 24 Oct 2018 14:29:00 +0200.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 6.6 magnitude quake about 160 miles west of Tofino, followed by a
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Three earthquakes recorded off Vancouver Island, but no damage reporte ... Wed, 24 Oct 2018 13:31:00 +0200.

VANCOUVER — Three relatively strong earthquakes that began Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island didn't trigger a tsunami because they happened along a fault line where sections of the Earth's crust are moving sideways, say
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Three strong earthquakes reported in Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Islan ... Wed, 24 Oct 2018 13:31:00 +0200.

Three relatively strong earthquakes were recorded Sunday night in the Pacific Ocean off Vancouver Island. The U.S. Geological Survey reported a 6.6 magnitude quake about 260 kilometres west of Tofino, followed by a 6.8 tremor and then a thi
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Haiti: Commémoration du second anniversaire du passage de Mathieu en H ... Wed, 24 Oct 2018 11:19:00 +0200.

Le PNUD et ses partenaires s’engagent pour un développement durable et inclusif du Grand Sud et du Nord-Ouest. À l’occasion de la seconde commémoration du passage du cyclone Mathieu, le Programme des Nations Unies pour le développement (PNU
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (111), (4), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), WMO (3), USGS (4), INFORM (6), NOAA (2),