VANCOUVER, British Columbia — A magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, but no major damage was reported.
Residents in parts of British Columbia were evacuated, but the province appeared to withstand the biggest quake in Canada since 1949 largely unscathed.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the temblor hit the Queen Charlotte Islands just after 8 p.m. local time Saturday at a depth of about 3 miles and was centered 96 miles south of Masset.
It was felt across a wide area in British Columbia, on its Pacific islands and on the mainland.
The National Weather Service issued a tsunami warning for coastal areas of British Columbia, southern Alaska and Hawaii, but later canceled it for the first two and downgraded it to an advisory for Hawaii.
Coup attempt leader arrested in Guinea-Bissau
BISSAU — The soldier who led a failed coup attempt last week in Guinea-Bissau was arrested, the spokesman for the armed forces said Sunday.
He said the country’s former army chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Zamora Induta, was also behind the Oct. 21 coup attempt.
Gunmen led by Mr. Ntchama attacked a military base near the airport in Bissau on Oct. 21, and six soldiers were killed in the clash. At least four of the six killed were assailants working with Mr. Ntchama.View Entire Story
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