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3 earthquakes strike within minutes north of Vancouver Island this morning


Three earthquakes within minutes of each other were detecting off the coast of B.C. on Friday morning.

The quakes ranged from 4.5 to 5.6 in magnitude and are classified as aftershocks to the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that took place on Wednesday just north of Vancouver Island.

See also: 6.2 magnitude earthquake strikes north of Vancouver Island Wednesday night

These aftershocks were detected just south of Haida Gwaii early Friday morning, at 5:51 a.m., 5:58 a.m., and 6:02 a.m.

There is no threat of tsunami, and no damage is expected to have been caused by these earthquakes.

Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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