News 4.9 magnitude earthquake reported off west coast of Vancouver Island SHARE ON: Ethan Morneau, staff Saturday, May. 23rd, 2020 Photo provided by: Earthquakes Canada An earthquake has hit off the west coast of Vancouver Island. Earthquakes Canada says the quake was recorded at 7:14pm yesterday about 129 km west of Port Alice. EARTHQUAKE Mag=4.9 on 22 May at 19:14 PDT. Details : https://t.co/En7VGZP3Hj 129 km W of Port Alice, BC — Earthquakes Canada (@CANADAquakes) May 23, 2020 The 4.9 magnitude quake had a depth of 8 km. Reports say there was no damage and a tsunami was not expected. On May 9th, an earthquake of a similar magnitude was detected 132 km northwest of Tofino. READ MORE: 4.7 magnitude earthquake hits off west coast of Vancouver Island For more specific details about yesterday’s quake, click here.