A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from La Malbaie in Canada on Thursday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hpkz. Id of event: us1000hpkz. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/11/18 / 2018-11-09 04:12:13 / November 9, 2018 @ 4:12 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.45 km (8 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:12:13 / 11:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -70.1805 West, latitude 47.6108 North, depth = 13.45 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Montmagny, Rivière-du-Loup, Baie-Saint-Paul (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Rivière-du-Loup (c. 18 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Montmagny (c. 11 700 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from La Malbaie (c. 9 000 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Baie-Saint-Paul (c. 7 300 pop).
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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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