4.8 Magnitude earthquake reported off the coast of Port Hardy
A photo from Earthquakes Canada highlighting the latest quake off the West coast of Vancouver Island's(Earthquakes Canada)
A 4.8 magnitude earthquake has been recorded off the northern part of Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Earthquakes Canada says it took place 215 kilometers off the coast of Port Hardy around 12:20pm, at a depth of 10 kilometers.
It also says there are no reports of damage, and no tsunami is expected to hit the west coast of the island.
This latest earthquake follows a series of quakes reported over the Christmas break.
Including this one, a total of ten earthquakes have hit the region over the past two weeks.