Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Photos: Earthquake hits southwestern B.C...what will happen to all those expensive homes?

Photos: Earthquake hits southwestern B.C.

Many residents of Metro Vancouver felt shaking late Tuesday night, as a moderate earthquake struck near Victoria. The quake struck at 11:39 p.m., about 20 kilometres north of Victoria and was felt across much of southern British Columbia.

Quake map

Earthquake in Greater Victoria at 11:39 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Initially reported as 4.8 or 4.9 by U.S. Geological Survey, as a 4.3 by Natural Resources Canada. Star marks approximate location of epicentre.

Photograph by: U.S. Geological Survey, Times COlonist