Small quake shakes Abbotsford and Mission

Tremor measured 1.8 on Richter scale and isn't expected to have caused any damage.

A minor earthquake took place near Abbotsford Thursday.

A minor earthquake shook parts of Abbotsford and Mission Thursday afternoon but no damage has been reported or expected, Environment Canada says.

The tremor measured 1.8 on the Richter scale and took place at 1:47 p.m.

Environment Canada says the quake would have been lightly felt in Abbotsford and Mission.

“There are no reports of damage, and none would be expected,” the agency reports.