British Columbia

5.2 magnitude earthquake detected off Vancouver Island

Earthquake Canada says the earthquake was not felt, and no tsunami is expected.

Earthquake struck around 3:30 p.m. PT at a depth of 10 kilometres, 205 kilometres west of Port Hardy

An earthquake has been reported off the west coast of Vancouver Island. (Earthquake Tracker)

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck off the west coast of Vancouver Island, near Port Hardy, Friday around 3:38 p.m. PT.

Earthquake Canada says the earthquake was not felt, and no tsunami was expected. 

The shaker was centred 205 kilometres west-southwest of Port Hardy at a depth of 10 kilometres, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. 

There were no reports of damage and none are expected.


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