No tsunami is expected after a 4.8 magnitude earthquake off the coast of northern Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon.
The quake occurred at 12:20 p.m. about 200 km west of Port Hardy and at a depth of about 10 km, according to Earthquakes Canada.
It was not felt and there have been no reports of damage.
The quake comes after a series of earthquakes were recorded in the area around Christmas.
EARTHQUAKE Mag=4.8 on 08 Jan at 12:20 PST.
Details : https://t.co/I5kiKAXHST
215 km W of Port Hardy, BC
— Earthquakes Canada (@CANADAquakes) January 8, 2020