Small earthquake felt near Mont Laurier

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By Tom Spears, Ottawa Citizen, April 18, 2018

There was an earthquake north of Mont Laurier on Tuesday evening, and while some people reported feeling it, there was no damage.

The earthquake happened about 15 kilometres north of the town at 6:59 p.m. Tuesday, said Earthquakes Canada.

This region is part of what geophysicists call the West Quebec Seismic Zone, where the bedrock is prone to many small earthquakes and a few larger ones.

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