Sunday, December 21, 2014

Earthquake with 4.3 magnitude detected off British Columbia

The British Columbia coast has seen 22 major earthquakes over the last 11,000 years
There was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of B.C. on Saturday afternoon.

The federal agency that monitors earthquakes in Canada says the tremor was centred offshore about 517 kilometres west northwest of Vancouver.

Earthquakes Canada says there are no reports of damage, but none would be expected given the location of the quake.

The earthquake centre says no tsunami would be expected.

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