A sizeable earthquake struck offshore south of the Alaska Peninsula last night.
It struck at 9:54 p.m. local time (10:54 p.m. Vancouver time) on October 5.
The U.S. Geological Survey measured it as a 5.9-magnitude quake.
At a depth of 30 kilometres (19 miles), the epicentre was located 68 kilometres (42 miles) southeast of Sand Point, Alaska; and 920 kilometres (570 miles) southwest of Anchorage, Alaska.
According the U.S. Tsunami Warning System, a tsunami had not been expected and was not a threat to the Alaskan or B.C. coastlines.