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USGS: Shallow 6.3 quake off B.C. 0

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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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