4.5 magnitude earthquake reported off Vancouver Island
A star showing the recent quake's location.
PORT HARDY, B.C- An earthquake shook the ocean floor west of Vancouver Island today.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake took place around 12:30 p.m., 206 kilometres southwest of Port Hardy, at a depth of 11 kilometres.
There were no tsunami alerts issued, and no reports of damages.
The quake is the latest in a series of shakes in recent weeks.