Minor mag. 1.2 earthquake - CHARLEVOIX SEISMIC ZONE, QC, Canada, on Saturday, 9 January 2021 at 14:14 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.2 earthquake at 12 km depth
Date & time: 9 Jan 2021 14:14:32 UTC -
Depth: 12.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.5231°N / 70.0102°W (Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) WSW of Kamouraska (Quebec) (pop: 589) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) N of Ste. Anne de la Pocatière (Quebec) (pop: 4,580) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SE of La Malbaie (Charlevoix-Est, Quebec) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Lévis (Quebec) (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NE of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) NE of La Haute-Saint-Charles (Quebec) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SE of Saguenay (Quebec) (pop: 143,700) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) SE of Jonquière (Quebec) (pop: 54,800) --> See nearby quakes!
495 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: 4 x 106 joules (1.11 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.2||12 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 1.2, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.