An earthquake occurred east of Kaslo Saturday night

Earthquake east of Kaslo

An earthquake occurred in B.C.'s Kootenay region Saturday night.

The 3.9-magnitude earthquake occurred about 40 kilometres east of Kaslo at 9:25 p.m., according to the United States Geological Survey. It occurred at a depth of 10 kilometres.

Earthquakes Canada says an earthquake of this magnitude is “often felt, but rarely causes damage.”

A few dozen people, from as far away as Nelson and Fernie, reported feeling the quake to the USGS, describing it as “weak” or “light.”

There have been no reports of any damage.

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