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Magnitude 7.7 earthquake hits Canada's British Columbia, USGS reports

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Sun, 28 Oct 2012 03:23 GMT
Author: Reuters
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WASHINGTON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A magnitude 7.7 earthquake hit Canada's Pacific coast province of British Columbia on Saturday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 123 miles (198 km) south-southwest of Prince Rupert at a depth of 6.2 miles (10 km), the USGS said. (Reporting by Will Dunham; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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