Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 45 km east of Baie-Comeau, Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada, on Monday, 18 January 2021 at 23:43 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
19 Jan 16:21 UTC: First to report: NRCAN after 17 hours.
Date & time: 18 Jan 2021 23:43:14 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.1087°N / 67.5577°W (Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
23 km (15 mi) S of Godbout (pop: 298) --> See nearby quakes!
31 km (19 mi) N of Matane (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) ESE of Baie-Comeau (Manicouagan) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) N of Amqui (La Matapédia) (pop: 6,260) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) NE of Mont-Joli (La Mitis) (pop: 6,570) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NE of Rimouski (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SW of Sept-Îles (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
204 km (127 mi) NE of Rivière-du-Loup (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
373 km (232 mi) NE of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
739 km (459 mi) NE of Ottawa (Ontario) (pop: 812,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.0||18 km||29 Km N From Matane, 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 2.0, this quake was probably too small to be felt by humans, but it could be recorded instrumentally.