Small earthquake felt in village

A small earthquake was felt by residents in south central British Columbia, including Chase, in the early morning hours of Dec. 16

A small earthquake was felt by residents in south central British Columbia, including Chase, in the early morning hours of Dec. 16.

The federal Natural Resources Department’s website says the quake was 3.6 magnitude and occurred just before 2 a.m. Reports of the quake were made from several areas of Kamloops, including the city’s north shore, west of Savona and as far east as Chase.

There had been no reports of damage by Wednesday, Dec. 16 and officials with Earthquakes Canada say there have been no further quake readings for the area.

 

Salmon Arm Observer

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