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4.9 magnitude earthquake reported off west coast of Vancouver Island

An earthquake has hit off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Earthquakes Canada says the quake was recorded at 7:14pm yesterday about 129 km west of Port Alice.

The 4.9 magnitude quake had a depth of 8 km.

Reports say there was no damage and a tsunami was not expected.

On May 9th, an earthquake of a similar magnitude was detected 132 km northwest of Tofino.

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For more specific details about yesterday’s quake, click here.

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