USGS: Shallow 6.3 quake off B.C.
Rocky shore of Long Beach in Pacific Rim National park, Canada. (Fotolia.com)
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.