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Minor earthquake felt in Penticton, Okanagan Falls

A minor earthquake occurred in the South Okanagan at 3:40 a.m. this morning, Oct. 13, 2016. The quake was reportedly felt in Penticton and Okanagan Falls.
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October 13, 2016 - 8:01 AM

PENTICTON  - Did you feel the earth move in the South Okanagan this morning?

Natural Resources Canada Earthquake seismologist John Cassidy says a 1.8 magnitude earthquake registered southwest of Penticton this morning, Oct. 13, at 3:40 a.m. Earthquakes Canada has received one report of the quake being felt from a resident in Okanagan Falls.

A Facebook posting by Laurane Nash of Penticton also noted the quake. She reports hearing a loud bang.

A 1.8 magnitude earthquake shook residences in Penticton and Okanagan Falls this morning, Oct. 13, 2016.
A 1.8 magnitude earthquake shook residences in Penticton and Okanagan Falls this morning, Oct. 13, 2016.
Image Credit: Earthquakes Canada


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