A small 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected off the east coast of southern Vancouver Island Friday morning.

According to United States Geological Survey, the seismic event occurred at 10:09 am at a depth of 34 kilometres. Earthquakes Canada recorded the earthquake at a magnitude of 2.8.

The tremor’s epicentre was recorded about 34 kilometres east of Duncan and was felt by residents in the Southern Gulf Islands, southern Vancouver Island and North Vancouver.

No damage has been reported, and no tsunami warning was issued.

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