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Magnitude 3.9 quake recorded off B.C. coast, no tsunami or damage expected

October 24, 2023 
By The Canadian Press

PORT HARDY, B.C. — A minor earthquake has struck off the coast of British Columbia.

Earthquakes Canada says the 3.9 magnitude quake was registered just before 11:00 p.m. PDT.

The epicentre was 198 kilometres west of Port Hardy, south of Vancouver Island.

It was recorded at a depth of 10 kilometres.


No tsunami is expected.

The agency says there are no reports of any damage, and none are expected.

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