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Small earthquake felt in Merritt

Houses rattled in Merritt during a small earthquake Friday night.
Image Credit: Earthquakes Canada
August 24, 2013 - 10:23 AM

MERRITT - No reports of damage after a 2.6 magnitude earthquake rattled the Merritt area Friday night.

The small quake happened at around 9:30 p.m.

The federal government agency Earthquakes Canada says the tremor in the Nicola Valley could be felt by people in Merritt.

There are reports some residents felt their houses shake a little bit during the earthquake.

There aren’t any reports of damage and Earthquake Canada says none are expected due to the size of the quake.

To contact the reporter for this story, email halexander@infotelnews.ca or call 250-491-0331.

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