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Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Canada

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Canada earthquakeA strong 7.7 magnitude earthquake has struck the Queen Charlotte Islands off the west coast of Canada, US government researchers said. The epicentre of the tremor, which occurred at 8:04 local time was located 139 kilometres south of the town of Masset, the US Geological Survey said.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said there was no threat of a tsunami at this time.


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