02/04/2012 04:42 EST | Updated 02/04/2012 09:40 EST

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


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.