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Earthquake 19 km northeast of Victoria

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December 30, 2015 - 12:23 AM

VICTORIA - A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Sidney, Vancouver Island Tuesday evening.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the three second quake happened just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 19 kilometres northeast of Victoria and almost 60 kilometres below the earth’s surface.

There have been no reports of any damage or injuries.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre says there is no threat of tsunami at this time.

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To contact the reporter for this story, email Adam Proskiw at aproskiw@infonews.ca or call 250-718-0428. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.

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