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7.7 Earthquake off west coast of Canada, Tsunami warnings issued

An earthquake with magnitude 7.7 occurred near Prince Rupert, BC, Canada at 03:04:10.56 UTC on Oct 28, 2012. (This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.) Map below: About these ads

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Monster earthquake off of Japanese coast: 8.9, Tsunami strikes, massive damage, thousands of deaths likely

UPDATE:  00:00 PST 3/13/11 Japanese Met Agency has upgraded the magnitude of the quake to 9.0 — up from 8.8, their previous estimate. UPDATE: 14:20 PST 3/11/11 Additional graphs and data added to end of post h/t Eco Tretas UPDATE: 4:05 … Continue reading

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