Saturday, September 10, 2016

Okanagan rattled by 4.2 temblor near Penticton

A moderate earthquake rumbled through the Okanagan this morning, with the USGS recording a 4.2 magnitude quake straddling the border with the USA at 9:36 AM.

The quake was centred 42.2 km SE of Penticton close to the Osoyoos-Oliver area, it was listed as having had a depth of 5.0 km

No damage or injuries have been reported from the Saturday morning seismic event.

No damage reported following earthquake in South Okanagan
Saturday morning quake shakes part of B.C.
Earthquake strikes Oliver, no damage expected

More background on earthquakes in British Columbia can be found on our archive page here.

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