Earthquake Today: 6.2 Magnitude Quake Off the Coast of Canada, No Tsunami Warning

September 3, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit near the coast of Canada on September 3, but has not started a tsunami.

The quake, west of the Canadian coast and northwest of Washington state, was 11 miles southwest of Bella Bella and 213 miles south of Prince Rupert, according to the U.S. Geological Service. It was at a depth of 7.5 miles.

There is no tsunami watch, warning, or advisory from the quake, according to the West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center

The quake happened around 1:30 p.m. PDT. It was off the coast of the Haida Gwaii islands, also known as the Queen Charlotte Islands, in British Columbia.

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