April 27, 2015

CANADA: A 6.1 Magnitude Earthquake Struck British Columbia’s North Coast On Friday. Ring Of Fire.

National Post, Canada
written by Canadian Press staff
Friday April 24, 2015

QUEEN CHARLOTTE CITY, B.C. — A 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck British Columbia’s north coast.

The quake, 167 km southeast of the Village of Queen Charlotte, was felt from Haida Gwaii and along the north coast.

The National Tsunami Warning Centre says a tsunami is not expected to result from the quake.

The Geological Survey of Canada says the quake struck at about 7 a.m. Friday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck about 10 kilometres under the surface.

There have been no reports of damage or injuries.

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