A small 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected in the Strait of Juan de Fuca near Victoria Sunday morning.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the seismic event struck at about 5:55 a.m. in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, about 28 kilometres southeast of Victoria. The depth of the tremor was 23.1 kilometres.
Earthquakes Canada confirmed an earthquake occurred in the Strait of Juan de Fuca and was widely felt on southern Vancouver Island.
No damage has been reported, and no tsunami warning was issued.
Victoria Buzz’s social media channel lit up moments after the quake with many feeling the tremor in the West Shore, Victoria and Saanich.
Did you feel it?
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