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Small earthquake detected off coast of B.C.

June 4, 2018 The Canadian Press

HAIDA GWAII, B.C. – A small earthquake has been detected off of British Columbia’s coast. Earthquakes Canada says the 4.2-magnitude quake struck Saturday afternoon, 94 kilometres west of the village of Masset, B.C., in the Haida Gwaii archipelago. The agency

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“Mysterious swarm” of earthquakes rattles New Brunswick village again

April 13, 2018 Kevin Bissett - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MCADAM, N.B. – Two years after a mysterious “swarm” of earthquakes rattled homes and nerves in a New Brunswick village, they’ve started up again. Earthquakes Canada has recorded 22 earthquakes in New Brunswick over the last 30 days, with most

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Aftershocks still rumbling following 6.2 quake that jolted Yukon, northwest B.C.

May 2, 2017 The Canadian Press

WHITEHORSE – More than 100 aftershocks had shivered across the Alaska Panhandle, southern Yukon and parts of northwestern British Columbia by early Tuesday following two powerful earthquakes a day earlier, but seismologists say while people need to be prepared, it

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Cause of earthquakes that shook a New Brunswick village for months is a mystery

August 26, 2016 Kevin Bissett - THE CANADIAN PRESS

MCADAM, N.B. – The cause of more than 100 earthquakes that shook homes and rattled nerves in a New Brunswick village earlier this year may remain a mystery, says a seismologist. Stephen Halchuk at Earthquakes Canada said the kind of