A magnitude of 7.7 earthquake occurred offshore in the Haida Gwaii region at 8:04 p.m. on Sat. Oct. 27 and was followed by numerous aftershocks.
The strongest aftershock as of Oct. 29 measured 6.3 and occurred at 11:54 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28.
The aftershock sequence is expected to continue for weeks with the number and severity of earthquakes decreasing over time, says Natural Resources Canada. The earthquake was felt in several places around the province.
While the Williams Lake RCMP confirms it did not receive any calls about the earthquake, some residents reported their blinds shaking, an aquarium’s water swishing, and chandeliers swaying in homes on Toop Road.