5.2 magnitude earthquake detected off Vancouver Island
Earthquake struck around 3:30 p.m. PT at a depth of 10 kilometres, 205 kilometres west of Port Hardy
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.
No tsunami expected. First look, M5.2 quake appears to have happened in the Explorer plate in the north end of the Cascadia subduction zone—@JWagstaffe
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.