National News

Small quake rattles Baie-Comeau, Que., area

By The Canadian Press

BAIE-COMEAU, Que. - A small earthquake rumbled across Quebec‘s North Shore on Monday afternoon near Baie-Comeau.

Natural Resources Canada says the 3.8 magnitude tremor struck just east of the village of Chute-aux-Outardes just after 5:30 p.m.

The Ministry says the quake was felt primarily in Baie-Comeau.

Catherine Woodgold of Earthquakes Canada says earthquakes of low intensity are not unusual in this area.

No damage was reported and Natural Resources said none was expected.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Go off the edge of the map with John Pollack at Cafe Langham
 
Hikers rescued from Mount Hays
 
Nelson knotweed problem mapped
Local resident’s story a success for international student program
 
Wanted man sought
 
Terrace man is missing
Christmas store opens in the Elk Valley
 
Prince Rupert Rotary Auction tops $60,000
 
Hudler scores in SO as Flames beat Devils

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 20 edition online now. Browse the archives.