Earthquake in Saanich !

Around 3:15pm on August 29, 2012 the Saanich Police building shook during a 3.3 magnitude earthquake that was felt across the CRD.

 

There is not believed to be any damage to the Saanich Police building, or any other emergency facilities in Saanich.

 

At 4:30 pm Saanich has yet to receive any reports of damage or injury as a result of the eartquake, which is reported to have struck in the Goldstream Lake area (Langford), but is being reported along the Pacific North American Coast.

 

Initial reports claim a 4.3 earthquake outside of Los Angeles, California, USA.

 

This is a reminder that at any time an emergency can occur. Are you ready? Probably a good time to check your 72 hour survival kit. (Don’t forget about your pets, too!)

 

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