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Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883

Magnitude 4.7 earthquake recorded off Vancouver Island

SEATTLE – A magnitude 4.7 earthquake was recorded Saturday morning off the coast of Vancouver Island in British Columbia. Authorities have heard no reports of injuries or damage.

John Vidale of the Pactific Northwest Seismic Network said about 30 earthquakes are recorded in this area each year, the KIRO Radio reported.

Saturday’s quake occurred at 10:38 a.m. at a depth of 12.4 miles.