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BREAKING: Magnitude-4.8 earthquake shakes Canada, northwestern US

A magnitude-4.8 earthquake struck late Tuesday night off Vancouver Island in Canada.

The temblor was felt in British Columbia and the northwestern United States from Vancouver to Seattle, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

No injuries or damage have been reported in the Seattle area, according to KING 5 News.

The quake was reported at 11:39 p.m. PST Tuesday with an epicenter 19 kilometers (12 miles) north-northeast of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, the USGS said.

TransLink BC temporarily shut down its SkyTrain Expo, M-Line, due to the earthquake until they can determine that the guideway is safe, the transit agency explained on its Twitter feed.