6.7 earthquake off the north coast of Vancouver Island

At 12:41 p.m., an 6.7 earthquake struck at a depth of 14.3 miles (23 kilometers) near Port Alice off the north coast of Vancouver Island about 175 miles west of Vancouver.

The Tsunami Warning Center in Alaska said there are no warnings or watches in effect.

You can see the Warning Center’s report at

If you felt the earthquake, report to or call 370-0587 or 622-6652 .

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