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Big earthquake south of Sandspit shakes Haida Gwaii
October 27, 2012 9:54 PM
A 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook the islands around 8 pm Saturday evening, causing residents to take cover, and prompting an tsunami warning from the tsumani warning centre.
As we write this at 10:00 pm Saturday, there are no reports of damage, although officials have evacuated low-lying areas.
AS of Sunday morning, there were no reports of injuries and only very minor damage.
More on this site Monday and in the Observer Thursday.

published on October 27, 2012 9:54 PM