Japan Earthquake and Tsunami – Six Months On….

Sunday, September 11, 2011 – Six months ago, on March 11, 2011 a massive earthquake struck off the coast of northern Japan. The earthquake and tsunami that followed caused the death of at least 24,000 people and set off a nuclear crisis which was as confusing as it was frightening. Four months later, CMAT Chair Valerie […]

Canada – Magnitude-6.7 quake recorded off Vancouver Island

Friday, September 9, 2011 – VICTORIA — A magnitude-6.7 earthquake has struck off the coast of Vancouver Island. The United States Geological Survey recorded the quake at 12:41 p.m. local time. A map on the geological survey’s website puts the epicentre just off the west coast of Vancouver Island, south of Port Hardy. The quake was recorded at a […]