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No tsunami threat after a Magnitude 6.0 quake strikes off Vancouver Island



— Vancouver Island, British Columbia, CA


Four earthquakes struck off the coast of Vancouver Island on Monday, including two 6.0 magnitude earthquakes at 11:49 a.m. and 12:56 p.m. 

In the same area, a 5.7 magnitude quake struck at 11:13 a.m. And a 5.2 earthquake was recorded at 8:40 a.m. 

There are "no tsunami concerns expected" for the Washington coast, according to the National Weather Service. 

The quakes are centered around 315 miles northwest of Tofino, Canada, or roughly 630 miles from Seattle. 170 Miles west of Vancouver BC.


There are no reports of damage and few people reported feeling the quakes, which were all at a depth of roughly 6.2 miles. 

There are no reports of damage and few people reported feeling the quakes, which were all at a depth of roughly 6.2 miles. 

The United States Geological Survey reports "little or no population" was exposed to the shaking, since the quakes struck in the Pacific Ocean. 

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