4.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Vancouver Island
Howard Alexander - News Editor
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October 11, 2017 - 8:30 AM
TOFINO, B.C. - Officials say a small earthquake has struck off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
The United States Geological Survey says the 4.5-magnitude quake struck at 2:26 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11.
The tremor's epicentre was recorded about 170 kilometres west of Tofino at a depth of 10 kilometres.
No injuries or damage were reported.
Emergency Info BC said in a tweet that the earthquake did not pose any threat.
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