A 2.8-magnitude quake was recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey six kilometres east of North Saanich. (Map courtesy of USGS)

A 2.8-magnitude quake was recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey six kilometres east of North Saanich. (Map courtesy of USGS)

2.8-magnitude earthquake recorded near North Saanich

Quake recorded six kilometres east of North Saanich

A minor earthquake was felt in Greater Victoria just before 1 p.m. Wednesday.

A 2.8-magnitude quake was recorded by the U.S. Geological Survey six kilometres east of North Saanich at a depth of 19.6 km.

Earthquakes Canada noted it was felt in Sidney, Saanich and Victoria. There are no reports of damage and the agency didn’t expect any.

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