Lightly felt earthquake shakes Penticton

Earthquakes Canada reported a 1.9 magnitude earthquake struck the Okanagan just south of Penticton this afternoon, Monday, Jan. 25, 2016.
Image Credit: Natural Resources Canada

PENTICTON - Did you feel the rumble?

According to data from Natural Resources Canada Earthquakes Canada website, a 1.9 magnitude earthquake briefly shook the Okanagan just south of Penticton.

Earthquakes Canada reports it was lightly felt in Penticton, while a resident in Kaleden reported hearing an unusual sound, not unlike an explosion, more than actual shaking.

The earthquake occurred at 2:38 p.m., Monday, Jan.25.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Steve Arstad at sarstad@infonews.ca or call 250-488-3065. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724.


don-thompson
THOMPSON: America needs to know more about Brett Kavanaugh
  OPINION If the United States Senate confirms Brett Kavanaugh - President Donald Trump’s nominee for the United States Supreme Court - he’ll hold that office for the rest of his life. He’s 52 years ol

Top News