Small quake shakes B.C.’s Pitt Lake

Magnitude 3.2 earthquake Saturday afternoon follows one early in the morning near Granite Falls, Washington

  • Jul. 16, 2016 2:00 p.m.

Earthquake was centred near Pitt Lake

A magnitude 3.2 earthquake struck Saturday afternoon 28 km northeast of Coquitlam, the U.S. Geological Service reported.

The earthquake was centred east of Pitt Lake, in a remote area at 5:42 p.m and a depth of 2.83 km.

Earlier Saturday morning at 2:25 a.m., the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network reported a magnitude 2.7 earthquake at a depth of seven km, east of Granite Falls, WA.

 

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