Mild earthquake shakes South Okanagan

Mild earthquake shakes South Okanagan

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An earthquake was recorded 18 km northwest of Oliver on Sunday morning. It was a magnitude of 2.6 according to the U.S. Geological Survey. (Photo by Dan Walton)

Some South Okanagan residents were shook up on Sunday morning during a mild earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that a 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred 18 kilometres northwest of Oliver at 9:45 a.m. on August 11.

The depth was recorded as 5.9 kilometres.

Residents in Oliver, Penticton and Okanagan Falls reported feeling the earthquake.

 

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