7.7 earthquake on islands off west coast of Canada: US Geological Survey

7.7 earthquake on islands off west coast of Canada – US Geological Survey.

A strong 7.7 magnitude earthquake shook the Queen Charlotte Islands off the west coast of Canada late Saturday, US government researchers said.

The epicenter of the tremor, which occurred at 8:04 pm (0304 GMT Sunday) was located 139 kilometers (86 miles) south of the town of Masset, the US Geological Survey said.

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