Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 12 km northwest of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, Canada, on Thursday, 21 January 2021 at 17:57 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 2.0 earthquake at 18 km depth
22 Jan 16:41 UTC: First to report: NRCAN after 23 hours.
Date & time: 21 Jan 2021 17:57:46 UTC -
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.2097°N / 66.593°W (Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) NW of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (La Haute-Gaspésie) (pop: 5,600) --> See nearby quakes!
14 km (9 mi) NNE of Cap-Chat (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) ENE of Matane (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SSE of Port-Cartier (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 5,850) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) S of Sept-Îles (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) E of Baie-Comeau (Manicouagan) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) WNW of Gaspé (Quebec) (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) ENE of Rimouski (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
435 km (270 mi) NE of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
805 km (500 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||11 Km NW From Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, 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.