Valentines Day Shaker

If you live along the west coast of British Columbia you might have felt the earth move at 8:12 PM.

A magnitude 3.6 quake, 26 kilometers northwest of Sechelt on the Sunshine Coast was felt by scores of local residents. Described by some as “a big truck driving by” and “definitely stronger than the last one” No reports of damage, or Tsunami warning issued.

http://globalnews.ca/news/1831562/3-5-magnitude-earthquake-hits-vancouvers-coast/

For decades seismologists have warned of a long overdue “big one” along our coast. Gentle reminders shouldn’t be ignored – the link below gives a practical check-list to consider. Read it over – you don’t have to rush out and do it all at once. Make a list, prioritize and purchase a few items every week.

http://www.embc.gov.bc.ca/em/hazard_preparedness/prepare_now/prepare.html

 

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