No, that wasn’t Santa!

An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.3 struck off Vancouver Island Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The earthquake struck at 7:36 p.m. in a location about 182 km west of Port Hardy at a depth of 1 km.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the quake – no tsunamis were expected following the quake.

The tremor occurred near the same location where a series of quakes struck Monday.

Six earthquakes were recorded on Monday, December 23:

  • 8:44 am: magnitude 5.2
  • 11:13 am: magnitude 5.6
  • 11:49 am: magnitude 6.0
  • 12:56 pm: magnitude 6.0
  • 3:38 pm: magnitude 4.8
  • 9:32 pm: magnitude 4.3

 

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