Two earthquakes were recorded in southern B.C. this afternoon.
The first happened around 2:20, when a magnitude 2.2 earthquake was recorded three kilometres south of Princeton by the U.S. Geological Survey.
The second was a 2.5 magnitude earthquake, recorded by Earthquakes Canada, which happened six kilometres east of Penticton at 4:45 p.m.
Trevor Allen with Earthquakes Canada, said there was no reports of any damage.
“We would generally tend to see an earthquake of this magnitude [near Penticton] a couple of times a year,” he said.
“The reason it was widely felt…is it was so close to the town, and was also a shallow event as well.
While small earthquakes are relatively common off the coast of British Columbia, they are quite rare in the interior.