December 25, 2019 / 3:53 AM / a month ago

Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes west of Port Hardy, Canada: USGS

(Reuters) - An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck 177 km (109.98 miles) west of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage from the quake, which was 10 km deep.

According to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Center (EMSC), the quake struck 518 kms west of Vancouver.

There is no current tsunami warning in effect, according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center.

Reporting by Himani Sarkar; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman

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