A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Saint-Andre-Avellin in Canada on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 06:49:48 / 6:49 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 11:49:48 / November 19, 2017 @ 11:49 am. Event id: us2000c4rf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c4rf. Exact location, longitude -75.124° West, latitude 45.746° North, depth = 14.1 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.1 km (9 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Saint-Sauveur, Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts, Bells Corners (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Ottawa (c. 812 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Gatineau (c. 242 100 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Clarence-Rockland (c. 20 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hawkesbury (c. 12 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bells Corners (c. 10 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NW of Saint-Andre-Avellin, Canada. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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