The 5.7 magnitude earthquake was detected off the west coast of Canada on Monday, December 23. This was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake occurred at about 11:13 . The source was located at a depth of 10 km, and the epicenter was about 170 km west of the city of Port Hardy, which is home to about 5 thousand people.
No casualties or damage were reported.
December 19 earthquake with magnitude 5.5 occurred in Japan.