Minor earthquake felt in Prince George, B.C.

Residents of Prince George, B.C., reported feeling a sudden jolt Wednesday afternoon, shortly after 3:07 p.m. PT

Earthquakes Canada has measured the quake at magnitude 3.4.

It says it occurred 32 kilometres southwest of the city at a depth of five kilometres.

Multiple residents throughout the community reported having felt the tremor.

No injuries or damage have been reported.

The Rocky Mountain Trench runs through Prince George, so there is a history of seismicity on small fault lines, according to CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, but it is unusual for minor quakes to be felt by residents.

2022 Sep 21 15:07 – Felt earthquake in Prince George, M 3.4. More info to follow.

—@CANADAquakes

Cindy Marcotte, who works downtown, says it

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