4.1 magnitude earthquake shakes the Okanagan

A map showing the location of the earthquake felt this morning in the Okanagan.
Image Credit: Natural Resources Canada

OKANAGAN - There are no reports of damage from an earthquake that was felt this morning.

At 9:16 a.m. today, a 4.1 magnitude earthquake was felt in Penticton, Kaleden, Bridesville, Lake Country and Oliver region, says Natural Resources Canada.

The quake happened at 15 km east of Penticton and 43 km south-south east of Kelowna.

If you felt the seismic event, Natural Resources Canada is asking you to fill out an online questionnaire.

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