British Columbia

Magnitude 4.3-5.2 earthquake detected off B.C.'s Central Coast

A 4.3-5.2 magnitude earthquake struck off British Columbia's Central Coast Friday afternoon.

No damage or tsunami expected, Earthquakes Canada says

An earthquake struck near Haida Gwai on Friday afternoon. (Earthquake Track)

A 4.3-5.2 magnitude earthquake struck off British Columbia's Central Coast Friday afternoon. 

Data from Earthquakes Canada shows the trembler hit at 12:45 p.m. PT just south of Haida Gwaii or 195 kilometres west of Bella Bella.

Earthquakes Canada says no one has reported feeling the quake and no damage or tsunami is expected.

The USGS site rates the same earthquake 4.3 at a depth of 10 kilometres below the earth's surface.