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USGS: Shallow 6.3 quake off B.C.

Reuters

Rocky shore of Long Beach in Pacific Rim National park, Canada. (Fotolia.com)

Rocky shore of Long Beach in Pacific Rim National park, Canada. (Fotolia.com)

SYDNEY - 

A shallow quake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 was recorded off British Columbia on Canada’s west coast, the U.S. Geological Survey said on Tuesday.

The quake, at a depth of about 10 km, was centred about 260 km southwest of Prince Rupert, British Columbia, the USGS said.

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