Tsunami advisory lifted for entire B.C coast

The tsunami advisory lifted for British Columbia, including the West Coast of Vancouver Island.

The tsunami advisory for the West Coast of Vancouver Island has been lifted.

The provincial emergency management branch issued the notice at 3:22 a.m.

Earlier, the branch issued the advisory, which covered the area between the outer West Coast of Vancouver Island from Cape Scott to Port Renfrew. Port Alberni was among the areas covered by the advisory.

The warnings were sparked by a 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck Haida Gwaii at 8:07 p.m. The quake was located 139 kilometres south of Masset, according to the US Geological Survey website.