Earthquake early-warning systems
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The initial warning that permits you to take evasive action

The network warning that extends the response time.
BE INFORMED, BE WARNED, BE PREPARED: BEFORE, DURING and AFTER an EARTHQUAKE
EARTHQUAKES IN B.C.

WHAT CAUSES EARTHQUAKES

INTENSITY & MAGNITUDE

MERCALLI SCALE

RICHTER SCALE

WHERE DO
EARTHQUAKES OCCUR?

MEGATHRUST EARTHQUAKE?

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS?

MINIMIZING THE RISK!

BEING PREPARED

Earthquakes in British Columbia 1999

VANCOUVER ISLAND REGION

5.7

99/07/02 11:45:30

49.42N 129.21W

Depth 10.0

A magnitude 5.7 earthquake occurred at 04:45 am PDT July 2, 1999 beneath the Pacific Ocean off the north end of Vancouver Island. It was located 220 km to the southwest of Port Hardy. This earthquake was not reported felt.

Copyright: Alex Makarow 1998 - Revised 04/11/00