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Earthquake strikes off west coast of Vancouver Island

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

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.