A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from La Malbaie in Canada. Event id: us6000bejz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bejz. The epicenter was at a depth of 12.14 km (8 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/20 / 2020-08-14 06:59:09 / August 14, 2020 @ 6:59 am. Exact location of event, depth 12.14 km, -70.2221° West, 47.6123° North. The temblor was reported at 06:59:09 / 6:59 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Rivière-du-Loup (c. 18 600 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Montmagny (c. 11 700 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from La Malbaie (c. 9 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Baie-Saint-Paul (c. 7 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Montmagny, Rivière-du-Loup, Baie-Saint-Paul (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of La Malbaie, Canada. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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