British Columbia: Several powerful earthquakes have been reported near Vancouver Island, Canada, including that of a magnitude of 6.8.

The US Geological Survey says several powerful quakes were reported Sunday evening. The of the depth the largest is about 10 kilometres and it struck about 239 kilometres west of Tofino, Canada.

Geophysicist Amy Vaughan says the three larger quakes ranged from magnitude 6.5 to 6.8 and that there were possibly some smaller ones as well as some aftershocks. Vaughan says the quakes were lightly felt onshore and that as of now no injuries were reported.

The National Tsunami Warning Centre tweeted that a tsunami is “Not expected.”