Minor earthquake north of Victoria

A minor earthquake was lightly felt in Greater Victoria Saturday morning, according to Earthquakes Canada.

The 1.9 magnitude earthquake hit shortly after 8 a.m. about 11 kilometres north of Victoria at a depth of 35 metres.

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Earthquakes Canada said there are no reports of damage and none would be expected.

Anyone who felt the quake is asked to fill out a questionnaire by Earthquakes Canada about where they were and what they experienced. The information provided helps the agency determine how the area will respond to future earthquakes.

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