Two Earthquakes off the Pacific Coast

Posted by on Saturday, March 19, 2016
Map of Earthquake Area

A 6.2 magnitude struck 74 km (45 mi) south of Atka, Alaska.

It happened last night around 7:30 pm. The earthquake struck at a depth of just 10 km.

That wasn't the only earthquake yesterday. A 5.2 magnitude earthquake was detected off Vancouver Island 3:30 p.m. PT at a depth of 10 km, just 205 km west of Port Hardy.

Both times no tsunami was expected.



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