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Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake in Canada

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ShakeMap of Queen Charlotte's Island Region

A magnitude 7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada on October 28, 2012 at 03:04:10 UTC.

Visit the USGS event page on this earthquake.

For an estimate of the earthquake’s impact, visit the USGS Prompt Assessment of Global Earthquakes for Response (PAGER) website.

For information about tsunami watches, warning or advisories, visit the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) tsunami website.

Read additional earthquake information for Canada.

If you felt this earthquake, report your experience on the “USGS Did You Feel It?” website for this event.

Learn more about the USGS Earthquake Hazards Program.