Earthquake hits southern Yukon and Northwest Territories near northern B.C.

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      The southern Yukon and Northwest Territories were hit by an earthquake this afternoon in proximity to the northern border of British Columbia.

      A 4.2-magnitude earthquake occurred at 4:32 p.m. today (September 26) in the Nahanni National Park Reserve in the Northwest Territories near the Yukon border.

      The epicenter, as a depth of 10 kilometres (six miles) was located 200 kilometres (124 miles) northeast of Watson Lake, Yukon; 518 kilometres (321 miles) east of Whitehorse, Yukon; and 588 kilometres (365 miles) northwest of Fort St. John, B.C.

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