A 62 magnitude earthquake hits Haida Gwaii region in British Columbia

first_imgThe Canadian Press BELLA BELLA, B.C. — A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit British Columbia’s Haida Gwaii archipelago region off the west coast late Wednesday afternoon.The United States Geological Survey says the earthquake hit around 4:30 p.m. local time.It reports the quake’s epicentre was 196 kilometres west southwest of Bella Bella at a depth of 10 kilometres.There was no tsunami warning issued and officials are reporting no threat of landslides.last_img