WORLD 3 earthquakes detected off Canada's Pacific Ocean coast


3 earthquakes detected off Canada's Pacific Ocean coast


02:16, July 07, 2019


(Photo: AP)

Three earthquakes measuring between 4.5 and 5.6 magnitude were recorded off the coast of the Canadian province of British Columbia Friday morning, according to Earthquakes Canada. 

A tweet from Emergency Information of British Columbia said there is no tsunami threat to the province. 

The three quakes, classified as aftershocks to a Wednesday night quake of 5.8 magnitude, hit within minutes of each other to the south of Haida Gwaii Friday -- one at 5:51 a.m. local time, another 5:58 a.m. and the third at 6:02 a.m. 

The 5.8 magnitude quake was recorded in the Pacific Ocean off Canada's Vancouver Island Wednesday night.

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