On Friday, June 8 a 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and North Vancouver. (Screen grab)

On Friday, June 8 a 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and North Vancouver. (Screen grab)

Small earthquake shakes East Vancouver Island, Gulf Islands

On Friday, June 8 a 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and North Vancouver.

Centred roughly 34 kilometres east of Duncan, the shaking occurred at 10:09 a.m. according to Natural Resources Canada.

“There are no reports of damage, and none would be expected,” said the earthquake details.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a magnitude of 3.2 at a depth of 58.2 km.



sarah.simpson@cowichanvalleycitizen.com

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