Port Hardy earthquake felt across Okanagan

An earthquake off the coast of Vancouver Island may have been felt as far west as the Okanagan.
Image Credit: earthquaketrack.com

KELOWNA - A series of earthquakes 90km south of Port Hardy has several Twitter users saying they felt it here in the Okanagan as well.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the first quake hit at 8:10 p.m. and registered 6.7. A second 5.0 quake struck the same area seven minutes later followed by a 4.3 at 8:40 p.m.

Several Tweet's were sent by Okanagan residents saying they felt the earthquake in Kelowna, Kamloops and Vernon, however this has not been confirmed.

There are no reports of damage or injuries. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

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