A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Mascouche in Canada. Global time and date of event 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 07:21:04 / March 29, 2020 @ 7:21 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -73.5734° West, latitude 45.8105° North, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70008i6u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008i6u. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:21:04 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop). Event epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Montréal (c. 3 268 500 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Laval (c. 376 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Longueuil (c. 229 300 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Terrebonne (c. 94 700 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Saint-Laurent (c. 77 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acton Vale, Granby, Les Coteaux (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km NNE of Mascouche, Canada.
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