At 8:10 Wednesday evening, a magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck off the coast of Vancouver Island, sending tremors throughout Metro Vancouver.
The Vancity Buzz team was working late when this happened – felt from nine floors up in downtown:
— Karm (@VancityBuzz) April 24, 2014
Here’s some of the tweets that came in from across Metro Vancouver:
Ummmm…was that an earthquake Vancouver? — FionaForbes (@FionaForbes) April 24, 2014
Okay – think I just felt my first Vancouver earthquake. Dining room lamp still swaying. — Lynda Steele (@CTVLyndaSteele) April 24, 2014
Apparently we just had an earthquake at the north end of Vancouver Island … didn’t feel a thing.
— Tin (@Tin_Hotha) April 24, 2014
I knew it! Creaking in my house and saw the blinds-drawer swinging. 6.7 earthquake in Port Hardy! (sorry I just get stoked when I notice’em)
— Justin Tillyer (@JustinTillyer) April 24, 2014
@VancityBuzz our building is still creaking and blinds still shaking (yaletown)
— Vancouver T Etc. (@whatsupvancity) April 24, 2014
@VancityBuzz that was amazing. im in new west and my entire building shook for 15 seconds straight
— Jazmine Khan (@JazmineKhan) April 24, 2014
— Devon Brooks (@devsdevelopment) April 24, 2014
Building just shook like crazy! Big earthquake! #Vancouver
— Aimee L’amour (@aimeelamour) April 24, 2014
Did we just have a little shaker here in Vancouver? #Earthquake
— Stephen Dyrgas (@stephendyrgas) April 24, 2014
Did you feel the #earthquake?
— Kyle Donaldson (@donaldsonkyle) April 24, 2014
Another reminder to check my #earthquake emergency kit. Toss out old Spam and replace with canned tuna.
— Charles Gauthier (@DowntownCharles) April 24, 2014
— Sophie Lui (@sophielui) April 24, 2014