British Columbia

Minor earthquake strikes west of Port Hardy, B.C.

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck 162 kilometres west of Port Hardy, B.C., early Saturday afternoon.

No reports have come in that anyone felt shaking on Vancouver Island

Earthquake Canada is reporting a 4.7 magnitude earthquake west of Port Hardy, B.C. (USGS)

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake struck 162 kilometres west of Port Hardy, B.C., early Saturday afternoon. 

Earthquake Canada said the quake struck at 1:38 p.m. PT and was 10 kilometres deep.

No tsunami advisories have been issued as a result of the quake, and there are no reports so far that anyone felt it.