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1997 Cap Rouge earthquake

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Magnitude  5.2 Mn
Areas affected  Canada United States
Casualties  1 fatality
Location  Canada
Depth  approx. 22 km (14 mi)
Aftershocks  17
Date  5 November 1997
1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake
Similar  1925 Charlevoix–Kamouraska earthquake, 1988 Saguenay earthquake, 1663 Charlevoix earthquake, 1732 Montreal earthquake, 1946 Vancouver Island ear

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. It was felt in southern Quebec, eastern Ontario, and parts of New England, United States. A total of 17 aftershocks were recorded. USGS reported that there was one death from a heart attack at the time of the earthquake.

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1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake Wikipedia


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