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December 12, 2012, Earthquake in Canada, near La Malbaie, Quebec
Earthquakes Canada, the New England Seismic Network, and the U.S. Geological Survey report that an earthquake occurrred at 12:46 pm (EST), Wednesday afternoon, December 12, 2012, near the St. Lawrence River, northeast of Quebec City.
The following parameters have been calculated for the earthquake:
The earthquake was felt widely along both sides of the St. Lawrence River from Quebec City to the northeast, and weakly in northernmost Maine. This event occurred in the Charlevoix Seismic Zone, the most active seismic zone in the northeast.
Automatic data recorders across the region recorded the earthquake. Here are some of the plots from the region, in order from closest to the epicenter to farthest.
Last updated on December 14, 2012
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