Mag 6.7 earthquake strikes off British Columbia

SEATTLE -- A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck an area off the end of Vancouver Island, British Columbia Wednesday evening.

The quake was felt by many people in Vancouver, and some people reported feeling it in Seattle, some 400 miles southeast of the epicenter.

According to the US Geological Survey, the earthquake was centered about 58 miles south of Port Hardy, British Columbia.

The National Weather Service's National Tsunami Warning Center said there was no danger of a tsunami along the Pacific coat from the temblor.

No injuries were reported.


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