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Earth Hits Near Vancouver Island

An earthquake has struck the near Canada's Vancouver Island. The preliminary magnitude was 6.7, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. A tsunami warning is not expected. Details from the USGS:

Date-Time:

September 09, 2011 at 19:41:35 UTC

September 09, 2011 at 12:41:35 PM at epicenter

Location: 49.474 N, 126.974 W

Depth: 25.9 km (16.1 miles)

Distances from epicenter:

138 km (86 miles) WSW (246

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