There shall be famines and quakes before the Great Day (Luke 21)

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Strong earthquakes, one a 6.8, strike off Canada’s Vancouver Island

Four quakes struck in less than an hour off the west coast of Canada’s Vancouver Island Sunday night.

A series of strong earthquakes struck off the coast of Canada’s Vancouver Island late Sunday night, with the strongest reaching magnitude 6.8.

The first, a magnitude 6.6, struck at 10:39 p.m. PDT Sunday, 135 miles southwest of Port Hardy, British Columbia. That was followed by the most powerful quake in the string, a magnitude 6.8 at 11:16 p.m. That one was located about 13 miles closer to the island.Six minutes later, a magnitude 6.5 struck in the same general area as the first two.

A fourth, less powerful quake — registered at magnitude 4.9 — struck at 11:36 in the same vicinity.

Two more quakes — magnitudes 4.3 and 4.5 — hit the area early Monday morning.

There were no immediate reports of damage or tsunami warnings.

Four earthquakes struck off the coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, Oct. 21, 2018. (Credit: U.S. Geological Survey)
Pittman, Travis

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