Magnitude-4.3 Earthquake Strikes Off Coast Of Vancouver Island

Written by priyadarshinee

Published on : August 3, 2019 11:14

A minor earthquake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean off northern Vancouver Island Friday at 9:11 p.m.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake measured 4.3 in magnitude and originated 171 kilometres west of Port Hardy at a depth of 10 kilometres.

No tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center or Emergency Info BC.

The earthquake has not yet been reported by Natural Resources Canada.

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