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earthquake in bc

Think twice, it might not be alright.
The tremor was recorded at between 4.3 and 4.8 magnitude.
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.
UPDATE - Oct. 28, 2012: A 6.4-magnitude earthquake was reported near Sandspit, B.C. Sunday at 11:54 local time. It has not