A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Val-des-Monts in Canada. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008jqj. Unique identifier: us10008jqj. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 06:38:31 / April 21, 2017 @ 6:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18 km (11 miles). Exact location of event, depth 18 km, -75.61° West, 45.99° North. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:31 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Ottawa (c. 812 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Gatineau (c. 242 100 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Clarence-Rockland (c. 20 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mont-Laurier (c. 13 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Bells Corners (c. 10 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bells Corners, Ottawa, Mont-Laurier. Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km N of Val-des-Monts, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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