The U.S. Geological Survey has reported a magnitude 4.2 earthquake in northeastern B.C.
The shaking was first detected on Thursday, Nov. 29 just after 5 pm in the evening near Fort St. John. According to the agency, the earthquake’s epicentre was located 22 kilometres away from the city.
With that being said, Earthquakes Canada reports that the shaking could be felt in Fort St. John, Taylor, Chetwynd, and Dawson Creek; however, there are no reports of damage.
— School District 60 (@sd60) November 30, 2018
@CANADAquakes Felt a rattle in Taylor/Fort St. John area tonight.
— Taylor Pub. Library (@TaylorBCLibrary) November 30, 2018
EARTHQUAKE Mag=4.5 on 29 Nov at 18:27 MST.
Details : https://t.co/v9hU3lptAX
16 km SSW of Fort St. John, BC
— Earthquakes Canada (@CANADAquakes) November 30, 2018
The cause of the earthquake is currently unknown.