Deep long-period earthquakes (DLPs) are a class of seismicity that has been documented in volcanic fields worldwide and are thought to be related to the motion of fluids (magmas and volatiles) associated with volcanic processes. We applied an automatic event detection algorithm to stations of the Canadian National Seismograph Network in southwestern British Columbia and documented the first DLPs observed within the Garibaldi Volcanic Belt. A total of 42 events satisfying the spectral criteria of DLPs were detected at station PMB between 1993 and 1998, of which 26 events were located using three-component polarization analysis and 1-D ray tracing. An additional six events were identified and located from station MGMB between 2016 and 2019. The events are small (ML ∼ 0) and the majority of the epicenters are clustered at ∼45 km ENE of Mount Meager, the site of Canada’s most recent large eruption at 2.4 ka. They lie in closer proximity and may be related to Quaternary volcanism associated with the Bridge River Cones.
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