Small tsunami wave measured near Seattle following B.C. earthquake

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SEATTLE, Wash. - An earthquake off the coast of British Columbia triggered a small tsunami wave Saturday evening near Seattle.

 

The earthquake hit the Haida Gwaii Islands around 8 p.m. and measured at a 7.7 magnitude.

 

The National Weather Service issued a bulletin after the earthquake, which indicated there was tsunami activity recorded northwest of Seattle.

 

The earthquake triggered a small wave that measured at 8:45 p.m,  which was 2.4 inches higher than normal sea level.

 

Tsunami warnings were issued for B.C., Alaska and Hawaii, but were later canceled.

 

There were no reports of major damage or injuries.