Earthquakes in CanadaIn Canada there are partly large earthquakes with strengths of more than 7.0, which cause damages within a radius of over 100 kilometers. Measured against the size of the country, earthquakes occur very rarely.
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Earthquakes in Canada since 1950The strongest earthquake in Canada happened on 10/28/2012 in the region Queen Charlotte Islands with a magnitude of 7.7 on the Richter scale. The earthquake also triggered a tsunami with further victims and destructions.
|05/01/2017||Skagway; Canada (British Columbia)||3 km||6.2||0|
|10/28/2012||Queen Charlotte Islands||8 km||7.7||0|
|06/23/2010||Quebec (Val-Des-Bois, Gracefield)||41 km||5.2||0|
|11/02/2004||Vancouver Island||12 km||6.6||0|
|10/12/2001||Queen Charlotte Islands||34 km||6.1||0|
|11/25/1988||Quebec (Saguenay, Quebec City)||4 km||5.8||0|
|01/11/1982||Caribou, Haynesville, Presque Isle||7 km||4.5||0|
|06/24/1970||Queen Charlotte Islands, British Colombia||8 km||7.5||0|
These statistics are based on datas from the National Geophysical Data Center / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS): Significant Earthquake Database. doi:10.7289/V5TD9V7K. Several data have been summarized and translated.