Earthquake Actions for Individuals With Disabilities

Please download this PDF and post it in your, home, work place, and school.  To learn more about the 2016 Great British Columbia ShakeOut  follow @ShakeOutBC on Twitter.

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Don’t forget to sign up and join CECA an thousands of others as we practice Drop Cover & Hold On on October 20, 2016

 

Emergency Preparedness Week May 1 – 7, 2016

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Please join us in using this week as a reminder to be prepared.  The wildfire season has come with a vengeance and many communities have had to implement mandatory evacuations, as well as shelter-in-place advisories.  Are you ready?

Here are some resources that you can use to plan for your family safety:

http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/

https://twitter.com/Get_Prepared

Wildfire Information

http://bcwildfire.ca/situation/

http://wildfire.alberta.ca/wildfire-status/default.aspx

Earthquake Information

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/preparedbc/know-the-risks/earthquakes

http://earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/index-en.php

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Did you feel it? #BCQuake

If you felt last night’s quake please go to: Natural Resources Canada and fill out their questionnaire.  This information will help plan for future earthquakes.

There are no reports of damage or injuries following a moderate earthquake that struck near Victoria late Tuesday.

The quake struck at 11:39 p.m. PST about 20 kilometres north of Victoria and was felt across much of southern British Columbia.

Natural Resources Canada said the quake measured 4.3 while the U.S. Geological Survey placed the magnitude at 4.8.

The Canadian agency said there were no reports of damage, adding that none would be expected.

From The Globe and Mail

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M6.2 – SOUTHERN ALASKA

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.2
Date-Time
  • 25 Sep 2014 17:51:17 UTC
  • 25 Sep 2014 09:51:17 near epicenter
  • 25 Sep 2014 09:51:17 standard time in your timezone
Location 61.953N 151.785W
Depth 102 km
Distances
  • 94 km (58 mi) WNW of Willow, Alaska
  • 125 km (77 mi) WNW of Knik-Fairview, Alaska
  • 129 km (79 mi) NW of Anchorage, Alaska
  • 379 km (234 mi) SSW of College, Alaska
  • 903 km (559 mi) WNW of Whitehorse, Canada
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 0.3 km; Vertical 0.4 km
Parameters Nph = 141; Dmin = 14.1 km; Rmss = 0.95 seconds; Gp = 21°
Version = 2
Event ID ak 11401855 ***This event supersedes event USb000sfz7.

For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
Alaska Earthquake Information Center
Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks

http://www.aeic.alaska.edu
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Vancouver Island Earthquake

Globe with Earthquake Location

M4.4 – VANCOUVER ISLAND, CANADA REGION

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 4.4
Date-Time
  • 10 Sep 2014 16:36:42 UTC
  • 10 Sep 2014 07:36:43 near epicenter
  • 10 Sep 2014 08:36:42 standard time in your timezone
Location 50.667N 129.927W
Depth 10 km
Distances
  • 177 km (109 mi) W of Port Hardy, Canada
  • 341 km (211 mi) WNW of Campbell River, Canada
  • 368 km (228 mi) WNW of Courtenay, Canada
  • 394 km (244 mi) WNW of Powell River, Canada
  • 535 km (331 mi) WNW of Victoria, Canada
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 0.0 km; Vertical 2.0 km
Parameters Nph = 83; Dmin = 211.2 km; Rmss = 1.10 seconds; Gp = 170°
Version =
Event ID us b000sb4f

For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/

Haida Gwaii After Shocks

From the Times Colonist

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Earthquakes continue to rumble the Pacific Northwest coast Sunday, after a strong earthquake near Haida Gwaii set off tsunami warnings as far south as Victoria and Hawaii.
A 3.9-magnitude earthquake shook Los Angeles this morning around 8:24 a.m., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A 5.1-magnitude earthquake hit 97-kilometres south of Sandspit at 9:17 a.m and a second one hit at 11:54 a.m. This time it was magnitude 6.4. There are no tsunami alerts issued.

Read more: http://www.timescolonist.com/Earthquakes+continue+rumble+West+Coast+after+quake+tsunami+warnings+Saturday/7459644/story.html#ixzz2Adjo9dCF

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6.3 Mwp – QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION

6.3 Mwp – QUEEN CHARLOTTE ISLANDS REGION

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.3 Mwp
Date-Time
  • 28 Oct 2012 18:54:21 UTC
  • 28 Oct 2012 11:54:21 near epicenter
  • 28 Oct 2012 10:54:21 standard time in your timezone
Location 52.633N 132.701W
Depth 8 km
Distances
  • 245 km (152 miles) SW (222 degrees) of Prince Rupert, BC, Canada
  • 286 km (178 miles) S (178 degrees) of Hydaburg, AK
  • 287 km (178 miles) SSW (195 degrees) of Metlakatla, AK
  • 766 km (476 miles) WNW (303 degrees) of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 18.4 km; Vertical 6.5 km
Parameters Nph = 281; Dmin = 317.3 km; Rmss = 1.32 seconds; Gp = 84°
M-type = Mwp; Version = 8
Event ID us b000dg06

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:
Event Page
or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
http://earthquake.usgs.gov/regional/neic/

6.2 Mwp – GULF OF CALIFORNIA

6.2 Mwp – GULF OF CALIFORNIA

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 6.2 Mwp
Date-Time
  • 25 Sep 2012 23:45:26 UTC
  • 25 Sep 2012 17:45:26 near epicenter
  • 25 Sep 2012 15:45:26 standard time in your timezone
Location 24.835N 110.152W
Depth 10 km
Distances
  • 75 km (47 miles) N (11 degrees) of La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico
  • 154 km (96 miles) E (98 degrees) of Constitución, Baja California Sur, Mexico
  • 155 km (96 miles) SW (220 degrees) of Ahome, Sinaloa, Mexico
  • 1086 km (675 miles) SE (140 degrees) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 13.7 km; Vertical 1.9 km
Parameters Nph = 441; Dmin = 470.7 km; Rmss = 1.12 seconds; Gp = 69°
M-type = Mwp; Version = A
Event ID us c000cw0l

For updates, maps, and technical information, see:
Event Page
or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

National Earthquake Information Center
U.S. Geological Survey
http://neic.usgs.gov/