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Magnitude 3.0 earthquake hits Oak Bay Friday morning


Residents across Oak Bay and Saanich may have been shaken awake this morning.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a 3.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Oak Bay area at 8:44 a.m. on Friday, November 20.

The quake was recorded at a depth of 21.4 km and originated just off the coast of Oak Bay.

It was originally thought to be a 2.3 magnitude before being upgraded to 3.0.

Let us know if you felt the shaking in the comments below!

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

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