Saturday, October 27, 2012

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake - QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION

Earthquake Details

  • This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.
Magnitude7.7 (Preliminary magnitude — update expected within 15 minutes)
Date-Time
  • Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 03:04:08 UTC
  • Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 08:04:08 PM at epicenter
Location52.774°N, 131.843°W
Depth9.9 km (6.2 miles) set by location program
RegionQUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION
Distances
  • 199 km (123 miles) SSW (212°) from Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
  • 262 km (163 miles) S (184°) from Metlakatla, AK
  • 278 km (173 miles) SSE (166°) from Hydaburg, AK
  • 722 km (449 miles) NW (306°) from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location UncertaintyError estimate not available
ParametersNST= 11, Nph=0, Dmin=0 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp=202°,
M-type="moment" magnitude from initial P wave (tsuboi method) (Mi/Mwp), Version=B
Source
Event IDpt12302000