The Painel Global shows a violent earthquake of 6.6 degrees on the Richter scale occurred 94km S of Port Hardy, Canada at 03:10 UTC (24/04). The powerful quake had its epicenter estimated at 11 km depth, under the coordinates 49.84N and 127.44W. Considering the magnitude and shallow depth at which the event occurred, this quake has potential to cause heavy damage and casualties if ocurred bellow populous locations.
According to the last 63 seismic records reported in the last 48 hours, the event of greater intensity occurred 94km S of Port Hardy, Canada , at 03:10 UTC of the day 24/04. The event was located 11 km depth, and according to the USGS, United States Geological Survey, the magnitude of the quake was calculated in 6.6 degrees. Of the total number of events, 53 of them were classified as mild and 9 reached the status of moderates. Only one of the tremors was rated among strong and very strong. (César)