Wednesday, September 17, 2014   

Earthquake strikes off Vancouver Island
(04-24 14:47)

A strong 6.7 earthquake has struck off Canada's Vancouver island in the Pacific.
The US Geological Survey said the quake hit late Wednesday at a depth of 11.4 kilometres, south of Port Hardy.
There was no tsunami warning. --RTHK   
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