Series of earthquakes recorded off Vancouver Island

A series of earthquakes was detected off northern Vancouver Island on Wednesday afternoon.

The first of the quakes, measuring 4.1, occurred about 188 kilometres west of Port Hardy at 2:54 p.m.

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It was followed by a 5.1 quake about 10 kilometres farther west at 4:34 p.m. and a third measuring 4.0 at 4:54 p.m.

Earthquakes Canada said there were no reports of damage and no tsunami was expected.

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