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Several powerful earthquakes strike off Canada shore

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Several powerful earthquakes were reported near Vancouver Island, Canada, including a magnitude 6.8.

According to The U.S. Geological Survey, several powerful quakes were reported Sunday evening.

The depth is about 6 miles and struck about 149 miles west of Tofino, Canada.

Geophysicist Amy Vaughan says the three larger quakes ranged from magnitude 6.5 to 6.8 and that there were possibly some smaller ones as well as some aftershocks.

Vaughan says the quakes were lightly felt onshore and that as of now no injuries were reported.

The National Tsunami Warning Center tweeted that a tsunami is "Not expected."

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