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1988 Saguenay earthquake

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Magnitude  5.9 Mw
Areas affected  Canada
Date  25 November 1988
Depth  29 km (18 mi)
Max. intensity  VII (Very strong)
Location  Canada
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Similar  1663 Charlevoix earthquake, 1925 Charlevoix–Kamouraska earthquake, 1732 Montreal earthquake, 1946 Vancouver Island ear, 1949 Queen Charlotte

The 1988 Saguenay earthquake struck Quebec, Canada with a moment magnitude of 5.9 on November 25. It is one of the largest recorded earthquakes in eastern Canada and eastern North America during the 20th century.

The earthquake was triggered by faults associated with the Saguenay Graben.

References

1988 Saguenay earthquake Wikipedia


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