Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes Cascadia Subduction Zone 10/22/18

Magnitude 6.8 Earthquake Strikes Cascadia Subduction Zone 10/22/18

Three powerful earthquakes struck late Sunday off the coast of British Columbia, Canada, near Vancouver Island, the U.S. Geological Survey is reporting.



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Less than 40 minutes later, a second quake with a recorded magnitude of 6.8 struck nearby, about 122 miles (197 kilometers) southwest of Port Hardy. It occurred at a depth of about 6.2 miles (10 kilometers.)
A third 6.5-magnitude quake was reported at 11:22 p.m. PDT about 138 miles (223 kilometers) southwest of Port Hardy. Its depth was also about 6.2 miles (10 kilometers).


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