1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake

1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake
Date November 5, 1997 (1997-11-05)
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

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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