A light earthquake magnitude 4.85 (mg/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tofino in Canada. The temblor was reported at 06:02:56 / 6:02 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-08 02:02:56 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has been issued near Tofino in Canada, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -125.7303314 West, latitude 49.1936684 North, depth 5 km.
Close countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Campbell River (c. 33 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Courtenay (c. 32 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Port Alberni (c. 21 300 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Campbell River, Courtenay, Port Alberni.
Did you feel it?
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Yes, we felt it in Shelter Bay, just south of Campbell River.
nothing felt here in vancouver…they have to be bigger to be felt this far though
I live in Campbell River, and felt it. Furniture was moving pretty badly around. Heard a rather loud grumble beneath the ground at the time.