VICTORIA - A magnitude-6.7 earthquake has struck off the coast of Vancouver Island.

 

The United States Geological Survey recorded the quake at 12:41 p.m. local time.

 

A map on the geological survey's website puts the epicentre just off the west coast of Vancouver Island, south of Port Hardy.

 

The quake was recorded at a depth of 80 kilometres

 

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre has posted an information bulletin that says no tsunami is expected.