09 Sep '11, 9pm

Earthquake Strikes West Coast, Est. 6.4, Off Vancouver Island; Geologist calls it "A Good Wakeup Call"

An earthquake estimated at 6.4 magnitude has just struck off Vancouver Island. First report of damage from Twitter: damage report: a small piece of wood fell off my neighbours wood pile. Will attempt to get a photo, after my latte. TreeHugger Mat, who just survived the East coast earthquake of two weeks ago sends his best wishes: My heart goes out to those people who didn't feel anything and are 100% alright. Earthquakes are far more common on the west coast, so we probably shouldn't expect the kind of hype and horror that happened on the east coast. It is a minor quake, and the official line appears to be: No tsunami watch or advisory or warning has been issued for BC Simon Fraser University Geologist Brent Ward reports: A 6.7 magnitude earthquake just occurred off Vancouver Island. The effects were felt in the Lower Mainland. SFU geologist Brent Ward said the quake likel...

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