1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake

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1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake
1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake is located in Quebec
1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake
UTC time ??
ISC event
USGS-ANSS
Date * November 5, 1997 (1997-11-05)
Local date
Local time
Magnitude 5.2 Mn
Depth approx. 22 km (14 mi)
Epicenter 46°45′N 71°21′W / 46.75°N 71.35°W / 46.75; -71.35
Areas affected Canada
United States
Aftershocks 17
Casualties 1 fatality
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The 1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake was a magnitude 5.2 earthquake that struck southern Quebec, Canada on November 5, 1997, at 9:34 PM EST.[1] It was felt in southern Quebec, eastern Ontario, and parts of New England, United States.[1] A total of 17 aftershocks were recorded.[1] USGS reported that there was one death from a heart attack at the time of the earthquake.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c Natural Resources Canada: The magnitude 5.2 Cap-Rouge, Quebec earthquake
  2. ^ USGS (5 January 2010). "Significant Earthquakes of the World 1997". Archived from the original on 7 June 2011. Retrieved 5 May 2012.