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Earthquake Doesn't Rattle Bella Bella

VANCOUVER - There was some shaking going on off British Columbia's coast Tuesday, but no one reported feeling the earthquake and at least four subsequent aftershocks.The first quake, with a magnitude...
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Earthquake Rattles Vancouver Island

VANCOUVER - An earthquake has rattled the area off northwestern Vancouver Island.The U.S. Geological Survey says 5.1 magnitude quake hit at 5:57 Friday morning.It was centred under the Pacific Ocean,...
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Earthquake Rattles Haida Gwaii

VANCOUVER - Those who felt a little rumble Sunday afternoon on Haida Gwaii weren't dreaming — there was a 4.5-magnitude earthquake off B.C.'s west coast.John Cassidy of Earthquakes Canada says the rel...
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Mild Boxing Day Shaker

VANCOUVER - Residents along B.C.'s south coast were given a gentle reminder that they live in an earthquake zone late Boxing Day.Natural Resources Canada said a 3.3 magnitude earthquake occurred at 10...
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Earthquake Communications Lessons From Kitimat

How the evening unfolded after a 7.7-magnitude earthquake hit Haida Gwaii show that the emergency communication system in Kitimat -- the end site of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline and at least three planned LNG plants -- needs immediate improvement. For example, it appears from reports in the Kitimat Daily and tweets about the Northern Sentinel that Kitimat emergency services was sending information out by fax.