A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from La Malbaie in Canada. The epicenter was at a depth of 17.67 km (11 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:16:34 / 8:16 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 01:16:34 / June 28, 2019 @ 1:16 am. Event id: us7000477l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000477l. Exact location of event, longitude -69.9963 West, latitude 47.702 North, depth = 17.67 km.
Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Rivière-du-Loup (c. 18 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from La Malbaie (c. 9 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Baie-Saint-Paul (c. 7 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baie-Saint-Paul, Rivière-du-Loup, La Malbaie.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 in the same area.
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