Minor mag. 1.3 earthquake - 18 km southeast of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada, on Friday, 8 January 2021 at 03:47 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
8 Jan 17:11 UTC: First to report: NRCAN after 13 hours.
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 03:47:12 UTC -
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.5198°N / 70.0187°W (Bas-Saint-Laurent, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) WSW of Kamouraska (pop: 589) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) N of Ste. Anne de la Pocatière (pop: 4,580) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of La Malbaie (Charlevoix-Est) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (31 mi) SW of Rivière-du-Loup (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NE of Lévis (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NE of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NE of La Haute-Saint-Charles (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Saguenay (pop: 143,700) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SE of Jonquière (pop: 54,800) --> See nearby quakes!
494 km (307 mi) ENE of Ottawa (Ontario) (pop: 812,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 106 joules (1.56 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.3||15 km||CHARLEVOIX SEISMIC ZONE, QC, Canada||NRCAN|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.3, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.