Minor mag. 2.3 earthquake - 32 km north of Manawan, Lanaudière, Quebec, Canada, on Tuesday, 12 January 2021 at 17:06 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jan 2021 17:06:05 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.5076°N / 74.3463°W (Lanaudière, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
32 km (20 mi) N of Manawan (pop: 1,650) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NW of Shawinigan (pop: 38,200) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Joliette (pop: 34,800) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NW of Trois-Rivières (pop: 119,700) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NNW of Sorel-Tracy (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (120 mi) N of Saint-Jérôme (pop: 54,900) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NNW of Repentigny (pop: 76,200) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NW of Drummondville (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
249 km (155 mi) WNW of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) NNE of Ottawa (Ontario) (pop: 812,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.3||18 km||97 Km N From Saint-Michel-des-Saints, 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 2.3, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.