Vancouver Island Earthquake: 5.7 Earthquake Recorded Off Vancouver Island Coast, No Tsunami


First Posted: 02/ 4/2012 4:42 pm Updated: 02/ 4/2012 9:40 pm

AP -- A 5.7 earthquake has been recorded about 105 miles west of Ucluelet off the coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia.

A National Earthquake Information Center spokesman in Golden, Colo., says there was no danger of a tsunami from the shallow quake.

It occurred at 12:05 p.m. Saturday and was felt by residents in Lopez Island, Wash., as well as Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia.

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