According to the American Geological Survey (USGS), a strong earthquake of 6.2 on an earthquake 177 kilometers (109.98 mi) west of Port Hardy, British Columbia, Canada, was hit.

There were no immediate reports about casualties or damage caused by the earthquake.

According to the USGS, the earthquake took place at a depth of 10 kilometers.

No tsunami warning was issued.

Earthquakes with sizes greater than 6.0 Richter scale are considered to be strong earthquakes, which can cause damage to a moderate number of structures in populated areas. It is usually felt within hundreds of kilometers from the epicentre.