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Earthquakes Canada reports 4.8 magnitude quake west of Port Alice, B.C.

February 17, 2023
The Canadian Press

A minor earthquake has been recorded off the west coast of Vancouver Island.

Earthquakes Canada reports a 4.8 magnitude quake struck just before 11 p.m. PST.

The tremor was recorded 166 km west of Port Alice, B.C., at a depth of 10 kilometres.

The federal agency says the quake was not felt.


There are no reports of damage.

No tsunami is expected.


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