Wed. Nov 13th, 2019

No Tsunami threat from strong Earthquake.

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 9:23 PM PST Tuesday 12 November 2019 - Tuesday night: Cloudy with 40 percent chance of drizzle. Fog patches. Low 8. Wednesday: Mainly cloudy. Fog patches dissipating in the morning. High 11. UV index 1 or low. Wednesday night: Mainly cloudy. Low 6. Thursday: Periods of rain. High 11. Thursday night: Rain. Low 8. Friday: Showers. High 12. Friday night: Periods of rain. Low 6. Saturday: Rain. High 12. Saturday night: Rain. Low 9. Sunday: Showers. High 13. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 6. Monday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 10.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    9.6° C
    -0.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.18 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0 km/h
    gusting 0 km/h
    Humidity
    95 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    9.6° C
    Heat Index
    9.6° C
    Dewpoint
    8.8° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 2:05:00 PST
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    06:50
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (99% full)
    Civil Set
    17:15
    Day Length
    12:03:28
    Day High
    9.7° C @ 00:57 Tdy.
    Day Low
    9.5° C @ 01:41 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.19 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.18 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    9.5° C @ 01:41 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    9.7° C @ 00:57 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    0W/m2 @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    0.0 @ 00:00 Tdy.

We had a strong earthquake 6.6 (now downgraded from 6.7) in the waters near Vancouver Island 40km West Port Alice. There have also been two relatively strong aftershocks, 5.0 and 4.2. It has been widely felt but it doesn’t sound like any damage is being reported and there is no Tsunami Warning or Watch at this time.

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You can monitor the quakes here.

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/map/

Lots of chatter on Facebook and Twitter too. Do you have those emergency kits ready? Good reminder.