Officials say no tsunami is expected after an earthquake struck north of Vancouver Island, off the southern tip of Haida Gwaii, on Tuesday evening.
According to Earthquakes Canada, part of Natural Resources Canada, the 4.2-magnitude earthquake struck at 5:10 p.m. PST at a depth of five kilometres.
It was 223 kilometres west-southwest of Bella Bella, B.C and 337 km south-southwest of Prince Rupert B.C.
Earthquakes Canada said there are no reports of damage, and none would be expected. According to Earthquakes Canada, the earthquake was not felt and no tsunami is expected.
The United States Geological Survey (USGS), however, measured the earthquake at a magnitude 4.3 with a depth of 100 kilometres. The measurements between the USGS and Earthquakes Canada have been different in the past.
Tsunami Info Stmt: M4.3 115mi SE Sandspit, Haida Gwaii 1711PST Nov 10: Tsunami NOT expected
— NWS Tsunami Alerts (@NWS_NTWC) November 11, 2020