Minor earthquake felt in Abbotsford and Mission

The 2.4 magnitude earthquake took place on Thursday night

  • Fri Aug 28th, 2015 2:00pm
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The star indicates where a minor earthquake was centered on Thursday night.

A small earthquake was felt in Abbotsford and Mission on Thursday night.

The 2.4 magnitude quake occurred at 7:07 p.m. and was centered five kilometres east of Mission and seven kilometres north of Abbotsford.

People posting on social media said they felt a loud rumble and shaking that lasted about five seconds or like a big truck rolled by.

“Heard a bang. Then my lights flickered,” said one post.

The last earthquake that was felt in the area took place on July 5, measuring 3.3 on the Richter scale.