Saturday, October 27, 2012

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Canada's British Columbia, USGS reports

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.7 earthquake hit Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia on Saturday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 123 miles south-southwest of Prince Rupert at a depth of 6.2 miles, the USGS said.

(Reporting by Will Dunham; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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