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6.1 earthquake hits north coast of B.C.
A 6.1 magnitude earthquake hit the north coast of British Columbia Friday morning.
The quake was felt on Haida Gwaii and the north coast of the province just before 7 a.m. according to Natural Resources Canada.
Greg Martin, the mayor of Queen Charlotte Village told CTV News his community is used to earthquakes and despite the 6.1 magnitude rating, this one felt fairly minor.
“The door moved a little bit and creaked and that was it,” he said.
Martin said the town is prepared for larger, more damaging tremors in the future.
"We've got a great emergency team and most people have their ready bags ready by the door, and I think we're in a pretty good state of readiness," he said.
There have been no reports of damage so far and a tsunami alert has not been triggered.