Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 81 km southwest of Sept-Îles, Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada, on Tuesday, 19 January 2021 at 09:35 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
19 Jan 16:31 UTC: First to report: NRCAN after 7 hours.
Date & time: 19 Jan 2021 09:35:16 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.5587°N / 66.9283°W (Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
31 km (19 mi) ENE of Baie-Trinité (pop: 419) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) S of Port-Cartier (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 5,850) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NNW of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (La Haute-Gaspésie) (pop: 5,600) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) SSW of Sept-Îles (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NNE of Matane (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) ENE of Baie-Comeau (Manicouagan) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) NE of Rimouski (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NE of Rivière-du-Loup (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
441 km (274 mi) NE of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
804 km (499 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||51 Km S From Port-Cartier, 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.