Two small earthquakes have struck northern British Columbia, just south of the border with Alaska.
Earthquakes Canada says the first quake was recorded at 8 p.m. PDT and registered at a magnitude of 4.7.
It was located 169 kilometres southwest of Whitehorse, and 50 kilometres west-southwest of Skagway, Alaska.
The second, 5.2 magnitude quake struck at 8:45 p.m. PDT, with the epicentre 180 kilometres southwest of Whitehorse, and 63 kilometres west-southwest of Skagway, Alaska.
Both were recorded at a depth of 10 kilometres.
Earthquakes Canada says there are no reports of damage or injuries from either quake, and none are expected.
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A pair of #earthquakes in the AK/BC/YT border region this evening. M4.7 at 8:01 p.m. PT and M5.2 at 8:44 p.m. PT. Both were felt in southern #Yukon (especially #Whitehorse).
If you felt shaking in Canada, please report here:https://t.co/udNzk0LzKM pic.twitter.com/sq9KreM9cT
— John Cassidy (@earthquakeguy) October 28, 2023
This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 27, 2023.