Minor mag. 1.7 earthquake - Quebec, 32 km northeast of Petawawa, Renfrew County, Canada West, on Saturday, 2 January 2021 at 02:35 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.7 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 2 Jan 2021 02:35:38 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 46.1547°N / 77.1032°W (Outaouais, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) NNE of Petawawa (Renfrew County, Ontario) (pop: 16,000) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) N of Pembroke (Renfrew County, Ontario) (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NW of le Plateau (Communauté-Urbaine-de-l'Outaouais) (pop: 15,000) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Gatineau (pop: 242,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NW of Kanata (Ontario) (pop: 90,000) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NW of Ottawa (Ontario) (pop: 812,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NW of Nepean (Ontario) (pop: 180,000) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) WNW of Buckingham (pop: 16,700) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) WNW of Clarence-Rockland (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
457 km (284 mi) W of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 107 joules (6.22 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.7||18 km||31 Km E From Deep River, ON, Canada||NRCAN|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.7, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.