A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Tofino in Canada. The temblor was reported at 06:02:53 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 24.64 km (15 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-08 02:02:53 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tofino in Canada, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -125.6474 West, latitude 49.1709 North, depth 24.64 km.
Close countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Campbell River (c. 33 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Courtenay (c. 32 800 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Port Alberni (c. 21 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Parksville (c. 21 200 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campbell River, Parksville, Courtenay.
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