Past earthquakes in or near Quebec during December 2020

Updated 26 Feb 2021 10:51 GMT -
During Dec 2020, Quebec was shaken by 2 quakes of magnitude 3.0 or above and 25 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. There were also 17 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel.
Biggest quake: 3.4 quake 8.2 km southwest of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada, 28 Dec 2020 9:19 am (GMT -5)
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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (44 quakes):
Date and timeMag
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Thu, 31 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
31 Dec 2020 04:32:15 GMT
2.1

18 km
(2665 km)Canada West, 10.9 km southeast of Clarence-Rockland, Canada MoreMap
Wed, 30 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
30 Dec 2020 14:38:50 GMT
2.2

2 km
(2267 km)58 km southeast of Sudbury, Canada West 1 reportMoreMap
30 Dec 2020 10:06:48 GMT
2.1

18 km
(2051 km)82 km southeast of Havre-St-Pierre, Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Tue, 29 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
29 Dec 2020 11:37:37 GMT
2.0

5 km
(2416 km)16 km northwest of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada MoreMap
29 Dec 2020 02:49:58 GMT
2.1

12 km
(2624 km)7.9 km southwest of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Mon, 28 Dec 2020 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
28 Dec 2020 18:13:02 GMT
1.1

12 km
(2624 km)8.1 km southwest of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
28 Dec 2020 14:36:57 GMT
2.3

12 km
(2624 km)8.2 km southwest of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada 1 reportMoreMap
28 Dec 2020 9:19 am (GMT -5) (28 Dec 2020 14:19:50 GMT)
3.4

13 km
(2624 km)8.2 km southwest of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada 2 reportsMoreMap
28 Dec 2020 10:56:36 GMT
2.8

18 km
(2593 km)94 km northwest of Mont-Laurier, Laurentides, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Sun, 27 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
27 Dec 2020 15:51:30 GMT
1.9

18 km
(2548 km)9.8 km northwest of Renfrew, Canada West MoreMap
27 Dec 2020 10:25:37 GMT
1.7

5 km
(2315 km)26 km west of Gravenhurst, Muskoka District Municipality, Canada West MoreMap
Fri, 25 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
25 Dec 2020 19:51:11 GMT
1.2

12 km
(2624 km)8 km southwest of La Malbaie, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Thu, 24 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
24 Dec 2020 06:32:43 GMT
2.3

18 km
(2014 km)106 km northeast of Havre-St-Pierre, Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Wed, 23 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
23 Dec 2020 11:21:02 GMT
2.5

18 km
(2331 km)52 km south of Port-Cartier, Côte-Nord, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Tue, 22 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
22 Dec 2020 19:30:27 GMT
2.9

18 km
(1801 km)Labrador Sea, 81 km southeast of Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada MoreMap
22 Dec 2020 03:17:10 GMT
1.8

18 km
(2725 km)9.2 km southwest of Brownsburg-Chatham, Laurentides, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Sun, 20 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
20 Dec 2020 07:54:12 GMT
2.1

18 km
(2627 km)26 km northeast of Kazabazua, Outaouais, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
20 Dec 2020 07:50:51 GMT
1.7

1 km
(2500 km)5.5 km west of Val-d'Or, Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Fri, 18 Dec 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
18 Dec 2020 10:35:31 GMT
2.2

18 km
(2145 km)176 km south of Iqaluit, Baffin Region, Nunavut, Canada MoreMap
18 Dec 2020 09:33:39 GMT
2.4

18 km
(2241 km)La Haute-Gaspésie Regional County Municipality, 78 km northeast of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (La Haute-Gaspésie), Quebec, Canada MoreMap
18 Dec 2020 00:15:05 GMT
2.2

18 km
(2405 km)Témiscamingue Regional County Municipality, 57 km east of North Bay, Ontario, Canada, Quebec MoreMap
Wed, 16 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
16 Dec 2020 18:23:15 GMT
2.2

18 km
(2645 km)51 km south of Mont-Laurier, Antoine-Labelle, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Tue, 15 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
15 Dec 2020 14:11:13 GMT
2.1

2 km
(2267 km)Sudbury District, 59 km southeast of Sudbury, Ontario, Canada MoreMap
15 Dec 2020 02:40:10 GMT
1.4

2 km
(2267 km)58 km southeast of Sudbury, Canada West MoreMap
Mon, 14 Dec 2020 (GMT) (4 earthquakes)
14 Dec 2020 21:22:01 GMT
1.6

4 km
(2652 km)10.5 km south of Baie-Saint-Paul, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
14 Dec 2020 18:16:00 GMT
1.5

5 km
(2360 km)Baie de Fundy, 46 km east of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada MoreMap
14 Dec 2020 14:37:39 GMT
2.1

5 km
(2645 km)Charlevoix Regional County Municipality, 2.9 km east of Baie-Saint-Paul (Charlevoix), Quebec, Canada MoreMap
14 Dec 2020 08:02:10 GMT
2.8

18 km
(2294 km)La Haute-Gaspésie Regional County Municipality, 33 km northeast of Sainte-Anne-des-Monts (La Haute-Gaspésie), Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Sat, 12 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
12 Dec 2020 20:00:12 GMT
2.4

18 km
(1928 km)North Atlantic Ocean, 87 km southeast of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada MoreMap
12 Dec 2020 11:22:57 GMT
1.1

18 km
(2659 km)17 km northeast of Buckingham, Outaouais, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Fri, 11 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
11 Dec 2020 16:44:50 GMT
1.6

2 km
(2584 km)5.4 km north of Perth, Ontario, Canada MoreMap
Thu, 10 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
10 Dec 2020 6:07 pm (GMT +0) (10 Dec 2020 18:07:32 GMT)
2.1

5 km
(2409 km)9.5 km southeast of Oromocto, Sunbury County, New Brunswick, Canada MoreMap
Wed, 9 Dec 2020 (GMT) (3 earthquakes)
9 Dec 2020 7:31 am (GMT -5) (9 Dec 2020 12:31:16 GMT)
2.9

5 km
(2493 km)87 km west of Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada 14 reportsMoreMap
9 Dec 2020 10:44:52 GMT
2.7

5 km
(2490 km)5.1 mi northwest of Robbinston, Maine, USA 1 reportMoreMap
9 Dec 2020 10:44:52 GMT
2.4

10.5 km
(2494 km)3.4 mi west of Robbinston, Maine, USA MoreMap
Tue, 8 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
8 Dec 2020 23:12:46 GMT
1.8

18 km
(2575 km)Outaouais, 111 km northwest of Mont-Laurier (Antoine-Labelle), Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Sun, 6 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
6 Dec 2020 01:47:21 GMT
1.9

18 km
(2198 km)Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine, 75 km northwest of Gaspé, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Sat, 5 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
5 Dec 2020 09:50:13 GMT
2.2

18 km
(1929 km)North Atlantic Ocean, 123 km south of Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada MoreMap
5 Dec 2020 04:00:33 GMT
2.9

18 km
(2153 km)167 km south of Iqaluit, Baffin Region, Nunavut, Canada MoreMap
Fri, 4 Dec 2020 (GMT) (1 earthquake)
4 Dec 2020 10:35 am (GMT +0) (4 Dec 2020 10:35:23 GMT)
1.7

18 km
(2618 km)Outaouais, 44 km northwest of Mont-Laurier (Antoine-Labelle), Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Thu, 3 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
3 Dec 2020 5:17 pm (GMT +0) (3 Dec 2020 17:17:33 GMT)
3.4

18 km
(1969 km)Division No. 10, 95 km northwest of Hopedale, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada MoreMap
3 Dec 2020 3:21 pm (GMT +0) (3 Dec 2020 15:21:11 GMT)
1.7

18 km
(2083 km)Gulf of Saint Lawrence, 169 km northeast of Gaspé, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
Wed, 2 Dec 2020 (GMT) (2 earthquakes)
2 Dec 2020 18:14:42 GMT
1.8

5 km
(2345 km)Queens County, 64 km west of Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada MoreMap
2 Dec 2020 07:05:37 GMT
1.0

5 km
(2641 km)7.3 km northeast of Baie-Saint-Paul, Capitale-Nationale, Quebec, Canada MoreMap
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Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.6 x 1010 joules (7.21 megawatt hours, equivalent to 6.2 tons of TNT) More info

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