According to a report from Earthquakes Canada, a small earthquake struck part of southern Quebec at around 8:00 a.m. this morning.

The 3.7 magnitude seismic event had an epicenter 10 kilometers northwest of the town of Saint-Jean-Port-Joli, northeast of Quebec City in the Saint Lawrence River.

There are no reports of damage.

News of the quake is nonetheless striking in a part of the country that is unaccustomed to seismic activity significant enough to be felt by humans.

A map from Earthquakes Canada depicts the approximate location of the epicenter.

Earthquakes Canada has received reports from people in the Charlevoix region who felt the event.

Specific information about the earthquake is available on the Earthquakes Canada website here

Stay tuned for more news.

 

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