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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Detected Off BC Coast Near Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii

Just after 6:00 a.m. Thursday morning, a 4.3 magnitude earthquake was detected off the northern coast of Haida Gwaii, formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands.


According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake had an epicentre 110 km west of Craig, Alaska, which is near Haida Gwaii.

The quake experienced a depth of 5 km.

This all comes after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake hit the coast of British Columbia late Wednesday night.

No injuries have been reported and a tsunami warning wasn’t issued for either earthquake.


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