12/20/2014 09:31 EST | Updated 02/19/2015 05:59 EST

B.C. Earthquake Detected Off Coast Of Province: Earthquake Centre

VANCOUVER - There was a 4.3 magnitude earthquake off the coast of B.C. on Saturday afternoon.

The federal agency that monitors earthquakes in Canada says the tremor was centred offshore about 517 kilometres west northwest of Vancouver.

Earthquakes Canada says there are no reports of damage, but none would be expected given the location of the quake.

The earthquake centre says no tsunami would be expected.

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