- Posted October 27, 2012 by
7.7 Earthquake BC Canada Tsunami Alert For Hawaii
BREAKING NEWS: A magnitude-7.7 earthquake has struck near Prince Rupert, BC, Canada. Oct. 27th around 8:10pm PST.
The quake had a preliminary magnitude of 7.1 but has been upgraded. The shaking was reportedly felt into Seattle, Wash.
There were no initial reports of injuries or damage.
Location: 126 miles (202 km) SSW of Prince Rupert, BC, Canada; 164 miles (263 km) S of Metlakatla, AK; 172 miles (277 km) SSE of Hydaburg, AK; 452 miles (727 km) NW of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Source: U.S. Geological Survey.