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    6.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Northwest Off Canada's Vancouver Island - USGS

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    According to the United States Geological Survey, a strong 6.5-magnitude earthquake rocked Vancouver Island in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

    The epicentre was about 225 km northwest of Port Hardy at a depth of 10 km.

    ​There was no tsunami warning and there weren't any immediate reports of damage or casualties resulting from the quake.

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