EXPIRED: 4.7M Earthquake, 8 kms ESE of Sidney (Updated 3PM, Dec. 30)

At 23:39 PST (Dec. 29) a 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred approximately eight kilometres ESE of Sidney (Initial magnitude registered as 4.3).

There have been no reports of damage and none are expected. There was no tsunami threat.

Full details of the quake are available from Natural Resources Canada.

If you felt the earthquake, report it it here. Always reserve 911 for life safety issues.

Be aware of the potential for aftershocks. If you feel one, Drop, Cover & Hold On. Stay there until the shaking stops.

Follow @EmergencyInfoBC and @Canadaquakes for updates.

Visit www.gov.bc.ca/PreparedBC for information on how to get prepared.