Parts of B.C.'s south coast experienced a mild earthquake just after 10:30 p.m PT on Wednesday.

The quake was centred just east of Sidney, on Vancouver Island, in the area of Haro Strait.


Earthquakes Canada says a 3.3-magnitude earthquake struck in the area of the Haro Strait and the Juan de Fuca Strait, 19 kilometres northeast of Sidney, B.C., and 37 kilometres northeast of Victoria. (Earthquakes Canada)

Residents across the Capital Regional District and Metro Vancouver reported feeling it.

Natural Resources Canada collected "felt" reports from as far away as Sooke, to the west, Abbotsford, to the east, and Sechelt, to the north.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor occurred had a local magnitude of 3.9, while Earthquakes Canada said the magnitude was 3.3.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries.