Canada earthquakes: 3 powerful quakes reported near Vancouver Island

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Canada earthquakes 3 powerful quakes reported near Vancouver Island 1

Canada earthquakes: 3 powerful quakes reported near Vancouver Island

Canada has been struck with three devastating earthquakes on Monday morning. The first earthquake hit at 6:39 AM BST. It was centered 355 miles northwest of Seattle. No tsunami was expected from this magnitude.

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After 40 minutes, the second one hit the same location with 6.8 magnitude, at 7.16 AM BST. And the third strong quake of 6.5 magnitude struck the same area in less than one hour after the first one.

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Canada earthquakes
Canada earthquakes

The tremors hit British Columbia, a province of Canada. It lays on the notorious Ring of Fire. More than 6 minor earthquakes hit the Alaska region overnight. It also sits on the Ring of Fire. The world’s most explosive and most dangerous volcanoes are located in Rings of Fire.

-PTC NEWS