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Twin quakes strike off Canadian Coast

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OTTAWA (KION) — Two earthquakes have struck off the northwest end of Vancouver Island.

Earthquakes Canada says the first tremor measured 5.1, while the second had a magnitude of 5.6.

The first quake struck at 8:44 a.m. local time and the second at 11:13 a.m. on Monday.

Both were more than 100 kilometres off the northern end of Vancouver Island in the Pacific Ocean and were measured at a depth of about five kilometres.

Earthquakes Canada says there were no tsunami warnings, no reports of damage or injuries from either quake, and none would be expected from quakes that size.

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Ron Keller

Ron Keller is the news director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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