EARTHQUAKE IN BC

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Earthquake Wake-Up Call For Homeowners

Many B.C. homeowners assume that earthquake coverage is included in their house insurance, or that governments will compensate them for damage, but neither is the case. Many homeowners who aren’t sur...
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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.
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Big Earthquake Shakes B.C. Coast

UPDATE - Oct. 28, 2012: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was reported near Sandspit, B.C. Sunday at 11:54 local time. It has not resulted in a tsunami warning. A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck B.C.'s coast...