Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Rock Forest, Estrie, Quebec, Canada, on Friday, 8 January 2021 at 17:54 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 8 Jan 2021 17:54:55 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.4255°N / 72.1148°W (Estrie, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NW of Rock Forest (pop: 35,500) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) W of Sherbrooke (pop: 129,400) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Magog (pop: 15,600) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Granby (pop: 54,000) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) SSE of Drummondville (pop: 59,500) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) ESE of Saint-Hyacinthe (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) E of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (pop: 71,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) E of Montreal (pop: 1,600,000) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) SSW of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) E 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||17 Km W From Sherbrooke, 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.