A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Bedford in Canada. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9281 West, latitude 45.0866 North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009b45. Id of event: us70009b45. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/05/20 / 2020-05-06 15:03:40 / May 6, 2020 @ 3:03 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:03:40 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pointe-Claire, Laval, Beauharnois (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Montréal (c. 3 268 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Laval (c. 376 800 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Longueuil (c. 229 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Saint-Laurent (c. 77 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Saint-Léonard (c. 73 400 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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: 5 km SSE of Bedford, Canada.
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