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A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit B.C. on Wednesday afternoon, and residents of Prince George could feel it. Although it was minor, the location of the earthquake makes it a pretty rare event.

A video posted to social media captured the small shake, which Earthquakes Canada said happened 32 kilometres southwest of the northern B.C. city at 3:07 p.m. They added that it was "lightly felt," by people there.

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A 4.6 magnitude earthquake took place off the coast of B.C. on June 13, just over a week after a 5.1 magnitude one happened around the same area.

There was no threat of a tsunami to B.C. from the recent earthquake, which occurred at 10:34 a.m. on Monday.

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