Charlevoix area jolted by three.Four-magnitude earthquake


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An earthquake was felt Monday morning in Quebec’s Charlevoix area.

In line with Earthquakes Canada, the three.Four-magnitude seismic occasion occurred at 9:19 close to Malbaie.

The federal company mentioned the quake, which had a depth of 12.eight kilometres beneath the bottom, was felt from Petite-Rivière-Saint-François to Saint-Siméon.

That is the Charlevoix area’s third earthquake of 2020 and second this month.

A 2.1-magnitude earthquake was “flippantly felt” in Baie-Saint-Paul on December 14.

There was additionally a three.5-magnitude earthquake within the Malbaie space within the early hours of August 14, however this one originated a lot additional under the floor — a depth of 19 kilometres.