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6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes north of Vancouver Island Wednesday night


A 6.2 magnitude quake struck Wednesday night just north of Vancouver Island.

The earthquake struck at 9:30 pm in a location about 196 km WSW of Bella Bella at a depth of 10 km, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).

No tsunamis were expected following the quake.

Per Earthquake Canada the tremor registered at a magnitude of 5.8.

There are reports the quake was felt by residents living in northern Vancouver Island.


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