No Tsunami threat from strong Earthquake.

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

    Forecast Issued 05:00 AM PST Saturday 24 February 2018 - Saturday: Mainly sunny. Increasing cloudiness this afternoon then 40 percent chance of rain late this afternoon except wet snow over higher terrain. High 6. Saturday night: Rain ending after midnight then cloudy. Wet snow over higher terrain. Becoming windy late this evening. Low plus 2. Sunday: Rain showers or wet flurries. High 6. Sunday night: Rain showers or flurries. Low minus 2. Monday: Cloudy. High 8. Monday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 1. Tuesday: Cloudy. High 7. Tuesday night: Clear. Low minus 2. Wednesday: Rain or snow. High plus 4. Wednesday night: Rain. Low plus 1. Thursday: Periods of rain. High 7. Thursday night: Periods of rain. Low plus 1. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 7.

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    N 49° 14' 46.1" :: W 124° 47' 60" at 30 m Google View

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.