1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake

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1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake
1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake is located in Quebec
1997 Cap-Rouge earthquake
Date November 5, 1997 (1997-11-05)
Magnitude 5.2 Mn
Depth approx. 22 km (14 mi)
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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]

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Natural Resources Canada: The magnitude 5.2 Cap-Rouge, Quebec earthquake
  2. USGS (5 January 2010). "Significant Earthquakes of the World 1997". Retrieved 5 May 2012.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>