Minor mag. 1.5 earthquake - CHARLEVOIX SEISMIC ZONE, QC, Canada, on Saturday, 16 January 2021 at 08:40 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 16 km depth
Date & time: 16 Jan 2021 08:40:41 UTC -
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 47.4569°N / 70.0701°W (Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNW of Ste. Anne de la Pocatière (Quebec) (pop: 4,580) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) WSW of Saint-Pascal (Quebec) (pop: 3,490) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SSE of La Malbaie (Charlevoix-Est, Quebec) (pop: 8,960) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) SW of Rivière-du-Loup (Quebec) (pop: 18,600) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NE of Lévis (Quebec) (pop: 126,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NE of Quebec (pop: 528,600) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NE of La Haute-Saint-Charles (Quebec) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SE of Saguenay (Quebec) (pop: 143,700) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) SE of Jonquière (Quebec) (pop: 54,800) --> See nearby quakes!
488 km (303 mi) ENE of Ottawa (Ontario) (pop: 812,100) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: NRCAN (Department of Natural Resources Canada)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.5||16 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 1.5, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.