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REPORTING · 27th October 2012
Terrace Daily News
The entire Northwest, the Sacred Circle of BC was just hit by a major Earthquake. Initially registered at 7.1 on the richter scale, the quake was centered near the Village of Old Masset on Haida Gwaii.

Event Time
2012-10-28 03:04:08 UTC
2012-10-27 20:04:08 UTC-07:00 at epicenter
2012-10-27 20:04:08 UTC-07:00 system time
Location
52.774°N 131.843°W depth=9.9km (6.2mi)
Nearby Cities
139km (86mi) S of Masset, Canada
199km (124mi) SSW of Prince Rupert, Canada
288km (179mi) SW of Terrace, Canada
551km (342mi) NW of Campbell River, Canada
636km (395mi) SSE of Juneau, Alaska
EQ
Comment by Manion Denise on 28th October 2012
This was the first site to report the eq with the exception of Facebook status updates, but this is where I checked for confirmation because I knew they'd be the first to report. Thanks Merv and staff.
Right on Merv
Comment by Dave B on 27th October 2012
I got a call from Vancouver - someone had texted her from Terrace and another from Smithers about a quake - I did the Google search and found the Globe & Mail had it and so did CBC but the Mega Global network has no reference to it -
GOOD FOR THE TERRACE DAILY - with up to date NEWS!!!!!
second earthquake
Comment by A/S Lautensach on 27th October 2012
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000df81#summary

first one travelled at 4500 km/h , this one we didn't feel out toward Old Remo.
Terrace daily
Comment by Terry on 27th October 2012
Terrace daily once shows how useless the other media is . Maybe they should read the terrace daily . We shook and shook north of terrace . Thanks again Merv . Even the Canadian geological survey is late to what's happening .
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Comment by anonymous on 27th October 2012
Way to be on top of the news!!! Thanks!
earthquake
Comment by A/S Lautensach on 27th October 2012
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/usb000df7n

They call it a 7.7....approx. 4500 km/h speed from Haida Gwaii to Terrace, wow....
Another good reason for no pipeline!
Comment by Eric on 27th October 2012
Wonder if Enbridge has considered that the coast is quite an area of seismic activity....