Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 82 km southwest of Sept-Îles, Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada, on Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 12:04 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 1.6 earthquake at 18 km depth
Date & time: 23 Feb 2021 12:04:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021 12:04 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 18.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 49.5327°N / 66.8773°W (Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada)
Nearby towns and cities:
33 km (21 mi) ENE of Baie-Trinité (pop: 419) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NNW of Cap-Chat (pop: 1,470) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) NNW of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (La Haute-Gaspésie) (pop: 5,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Port-Cartier (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 5,850) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SSW of Sept-Îles (Sept-Rivières--Caniapiscau) (pop: 22,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNE of Matane (pop: 14,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) ENE of Baie-Comeau (Manicouagan) (pop: 29,800) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) NE of Rimouski (pop: 42,200) --> See nearby quakes!
442 km (274 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: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.6||18 km||50 Km N From Cap-Chat, 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 1.6, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.