Image: US Geological Survey

Another earthquake has struck off the coast of Vancouver Island, this time at magnitude 5.7, according to the US Geological Survey

It is the second earthquake to registered over a magnitude of 5 today.

The US Geological Survey says the seismic event shook the ocean floor at 7:13 pm, about 175 km west of Port Hardy.

The tremor is the fifth quake within the same vicinity of the other four earthquakes earlier today and at the same shallow depth of 10 km.

A trio earthquakes struck the western coast of Vancouver Island within a one hour period this morning and were followed by a fourth at 1:05 pm – that one registered at 4.1.

No Tsunami activity is expected, and there have been no reports of damage.

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