Sunday 16 December 2018

Earthquake strikes off Vancouver Island

The earthquake occurred in the ocean off New Zealand's north island
The earthquake occurred in the ocean off New Zealand's north island
Independent.ie Newsdesk

Independent.ie Newsdesk

An earthquake of magnitude 6.7 struck off the Canadian province of British Columbia on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of casualties or damage from the quake, which hit at a depth of 33 km (21 miles) about 190 km (117 miles) southwest of Port Hardy, a town on the northeast end of Vancouver island.

There was no immediate tsunami warning.

Reuters

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