UPDATE 2: Earthquakes Canada states two aftershocks occurred and were in the range of 3.5 to 4.0. There has been no reports of damage. BC Hydro crews are accessing the Site C area. The Old Fort landslide monitors have not been activated.
UPDATE: An aftershock has occurred at approximately 7:07 PM MST. Earthquakes Canada has updated the original quake to be a 4.5.
FORT ST. JOHN, BC: According to the USGS, Fort St. John experienced a sizable quake at approximately 6:27pm MST this evening.
The USGS suggests the quake was a 4.2 on the richter scale and thousands of people felt it. The quake was located approximately 22 km ESE of the city with a depth of about 10 km.
If any further details come out, we’ll update.
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