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Six Mid-to-High Magnitude Earthquakes Occur Off BC Coastline - Continued Aftershocks Expected

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Six Mid-to-High Magnitude Earthquakes Occur Off BC Coastline - Continued Aftershocks Expected

At 10:39pm local time yesterday evening a 6.6 magnitude earthquake occurred off the west coast of Vancouver Island.  This quake was followed by aftershock 6.8, 6.5 and 4.9 magnitude quakes within the next hour.  Another aftershock occurred at 12:13am, this time a 4.4 magnitude quake.  Then this morning another 5.2 magnitude aftershock at 9:13am. No reports of damage as of yet and no tsunami warnings were issued for any of the quakes.  Not many people have even reported feeling the quakes even on western Vancouver Island, within 200km of where these quakes took place. Aftershocks are expected to continue over...

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M 6.6 Earthquake 218km SW of Port Hardy

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M 6.6 Earthquake 218km SW of Port Hardy

At 10:39pm local time this evening a 6.6 magnitude earthquake occurred off the west coast of Vancouver Island.  No reports of damage as of yet and no tsunami warnings appear to have been issued. We immediately posted it to social media asking our followers to let us know if they felt it or not.  So far, no one has reported feeling it, even in communities on the middle west coast of Vancouver Island.  You would typically expect some reports of shaking to come in for a quake of this size, but we appear to have dodged a bullet. For more...

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The Great BC Shakeout 2018 and Save 5% on Deluxe Earthquake Kits

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The Great BC Shakeout 2018 and Save 5% on Deluxe Earthquake Kits

On October 18th, don't forget to join us and over 680,000 other participants in the Great BC ShakeOut.  This province-wide earthquake preparedness drill is an absolute must for anyone living in Coastal BC.  On top of taking part in this drill, I also recommend that every household have a meeting that same evening to discuss the drill and review their own emergency plan. Take Part in the Great BC ShakeOut Click here to register and take part in the Great BC ShakeOut on October 18th! Save 5% on Deluxe Earthquake Kits For one week only, in honor of the Great...

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Join Us in Donating to Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami Relief

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Join Us in Donating to Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami Relief

Families are reeling after a 7.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Friday, September 28, triggering a devastating tsunami. Over 800 fatalities and over 500 injuries have been confirmed. These numbers are expected to rise as recovery efforts continue. Get Prepared While Helping Relief Efforts To help with relief efforts in Indonesia, EarthquakeKit.ca will be donating 5% of all sales made between October 9-15 through our online store at www.earthquakekit.biz. Donate to Relief Efforts in Indonesia A donation made through World Vision will provide vulnerable children and their families who’ve been affected by this crisis, with life-saving essentials...

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Join Us in Donating to Tornado Relief Efforts in Ottawa

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Join Us in Donating to Tornado Relief Efforts in Ottawa

On September 21, 2018, a devastating storm ripped through Ottawa. Multiple tornadoes touched down in the region, causing significant damage to houses and local hydro grids. Almost all of western and southern Ottawa was without power. 170,000 households were affected. Homes were lost, food was spoiled, and communities were forever changed. Get Prepared While Helping Relief Efforts To help with relief efforts in Ottawa, EarthquakeKit.ca will be donating 5% of all sales made between October 2-8 through our online store at www.earthquakekit.biz. Donate to Relief Efforts in Ottawa Several of the city's key organizations, have come together through one website...

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