April 22, 2019 5:31 pm
Updated: April 22, 2019 6:45 pm

No tsunamis expected from pair of earthquakes off Vancouver Island

No tsunamis were expected from a pair of earthquakes off the coast of Vancouver Island on Monday.

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Officials say a pair of earthquakes off Vancouver Island on Monday were not expected to produce tsunamis.

The first quake registered a magnitude of 4.6, and happened just before 1:30 p.m. PT, about 166 km west of Port Alice.

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The agency said the earthquake struck at a depth of 10 km.

The second quake happened at about 2:45 p.m. PT, about 190 km west of Port Alice.

The U.S. National Tsunami Warning Center said no tsunami was expected from either quake.

Natural Resources Canada earthquake seismologist John Cassidy said the quakes weren’t unusual, as they occurred in a seismically active region.

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