A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck roughly 34 kilometres northwest of Tofino on Friday night (Nov. 25), being felt across the island, including in the Comox Valley.
According to Earthquake Canada, the quake happened at 7:50 p.m.
There was no tsunami warning detected.
Many took to social media to share the feeling of rumbles, including MLA Josie Osborne.
My friend in Courtenay felt it, rattled Christmas ornaments and shook her chair she was sitting in. Looks like there were two simultaneously? One near Tofino, one near Courtenay?— Kelly Belle (@KellyBelleO) November 26, 2022