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5.7 quake hits near Vancouver Island coast


The earthquake's epicentre was 337 kilometres west of Victoria
The earthquake's epicentre was 337 kilometres west of Victoria

Sana Ahmed, News writer

February 5, 2012 — An earthquake of relatively mild strength strikes near Vancouver Island coast.

A 5.7 quake struck near the coast of Vancouver Island at 12:05 p.m. on Saturday.

The earthquake went largely unnoticed by residents living near the epicentre.

There were no risks of a tsunami warning as the quake was not strong in its intensity. As well, there were no reports of damages or injuries.

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