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:
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or
USGS Earthquake Hazards Program

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

RAC AGM Webinar

RAC Bulletin 2012-056E – WEBINAR for the Radio Amateurs of/du Canada Annual General Meeting September 22, 2012
2012-09-19

Please pre-register for the webinar to attend the Radio Amateurs of/du Canada Annual General Meeting – Montreal on September 22, 2012 3:40 PM EDT at:

https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4613458776261289984

Welcome to the Radio Amateurs of/du Canada Annual General Meeting – Montreal on September 22, 2012.

Please pre-register before Saturday, 12:00 (noon) EDT using the link provided. A confirmation of your attendance and conference link will be provided by email. Sorry we cannot accept late registrations.

Please direct any questions to President Bawden in advance by 12:00 (noon) Saturday, September 22nd via vo1prb@rac.ca. We will not be able to take questions live via audio during the webinar due to bandwidth issues.

Audio will be via PC speakers or headset (preferred). We will be starting about twenty minutes before the AGM to allow for technical issues. Please note you will need to install a conference client software in advance as well.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Paul Burggraaf VO1PRB
Chief Information and Technology Officer

Trepanier Forest Fire – News Release 17

 posted by: Public Info. Officer   at Wednesday, September 12, 2012 4:11:00 PM

 The Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre reminds that with the lifting of the final Evacuation Order at 5:00 pm this afternoon, the residents returning to their home will be on Evacuation Alert and should be prepared to leave their homes with little or short notice. Continue reading “Trepanier Forest Fire – News Release 17”

Trepanier Forest Fire – News Release 13

posted by: Public Info. Officer   at Tuesday, September 11, 2012 3:18:00 PM

 The Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre advises that there will be no further anticipated changes in the Evacuation Order and Alert areas until mid-morning tomorrow at the earliest.

Continue reading “Trepanier Forest Fire – News Release 13”

The Great British Columbia Shakeout!

October 18th, 2012

 

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Join BC on October 18th, 21012 @ 10:18 and practise your earthquake safety.  Get your family, friends, and co-workers to
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Continue reading “The Great British Columbia Shakeout!”

Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release Correction No. 10

posted by: Public Info. Officer   at Monday, September 10, 2012 6:09:00 PM

 

The Central Okanagan Emergency Operation Centre is correcting some information that was previously released regarding the Evacuation Order

Continue reading “Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release Correction No. 10”

Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release No. 9

posted by: Public Info. Officer   at Monday, September 10, 2012 5:20:00 PM

 

Approximately 1,134 Peachland residents evacuated as a result of the Trepanier Forest Fire will be able to return home tonight. Thanks to favourable weather conditions and excellent firefighting efforts, a portion of the area under Evacuation Order has been reclassified to an Evacuation Alert area. Although residents on the following roads are free to return to their homes, they are reminded that they are on Evacuation Alert and must still be prepared to leave with little notice: Continue reading “Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release No. 9”

Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release No. 8

posted by: Public Info. Officer   at Monday, September 10, 2012 12:24:00 PM

 

The Emergency Operations Centre has confirmed that three homes in the District of Peachland and one abandoned home in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area have been lost as a result of the Trepanier Forest Fire. Numerous outbuildings have also been impacted. Emergency personnel are continuing to formulate a detailed damage assessment and are in the process of notifying affected property owners. Victim Witness Services are working with Emergency Support Services to offer assistance to the families affected.

A Unified Command has been established with Peachland Fire Chief Grant Topham and representatives of the BC Wildfire Management Branch and RCMP. Peachland Fire Department is receiving support from BC Forestry and neighbouring fire departments including West Kelowna, Kelowna, Lake Country, Summerland, Penticton, North Westside, Ellison and Joe Rich. Search and Rescue and RCMP worked together to perform safe evacuations and alerts of our residents. Continue reading “Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release No. 8”

Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release No. 6

posted by: Public Info. Officer   at Monday, September 10, 2012 6:30:00 AM

 

The Trepanier Forest Fire has been estimated at 200-hectares in size.

BC Wildfire Management crews and structural fire fighters from across the Central Okanagan have been monitoring the fire overnight.  They have been helped by cooler overnight temperatures, showers and low winds, although winds have been increasing over the past few hours.

A unified plan of attack for the day will be confirmed as daylight approaches to try and get containment on this fire.

Continue reading “Trepanier Forest Fire Update – News Release No. 6”