Wow I just felt the earth move!


Not something we are used to experiencing everyday, or one a year…

I was kind of fun until I saw the map and realized it had the epi-center up near my cottage 🙂

Link to Google Maps

From the USGS web site

Earthquake Details

Magnitude 5.5
Date-Time
Location 45.866°N, 75.457°W
Depth 15.7 km (9.8 miles) set by location program
Region ONTARIO-QUEBEC BORDER REGION, CANADA
Distances
  • 39 km (24 miles) N (356°) from Cumberland, Ontario, Canada
  • 45 km (28 miles) NNE (21°) from Gatineau, Qu�bec, Canada
  • 52 km (32 miles) NNE (26°) from Hull, Qu�bec, Canada
  • 53 km (33 miles) NNE (21°) from OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 2.3 km (1.4 miles); depth fixed by location program
Parameters NST=283, Nph=283, Dmin=149 km, Rmss=0.91 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=7
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event ID us2010xwa7





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