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Friday
Sep092011

6.7 Earthquake Hits Canadian Provinces

Jason Reed/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER ISLAND, British Columbia) -- A powerful 6.7 magnitude quake with a 6.7 stuck Friday off of Vancouver Island in Canada, according to the U.S. Geological survey.  Officials say the location of the quake was centered at Port Alice of Vancouver Island.

Though the quake could be felt in downtown Vancouver, the Lower Mainland, east to Kelowna, British Columbia and as far south as Seattle, Wash., officials have not issued warnings of tsunami.

So far, cases of injury or damage have not been reported.

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