1663 Charlevoix earthquake


1663 Charlevoix earthquake

Earthquake
title = 1663 Charlevoix earthquake
caption =
date = February 5, 1663


magnitude = 7 Mw
depth =
location = coord|47.6|N|70.1|W
countries affected = Canada, United States
tsunami =
aftershocks =
casualties =

The 1663 Charlevoix earthquake was a major earthquake that struck the entire eastern part of North America at 5:30 p.m. on February 5, 1663. [http://earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/historic_eq/15-19th/1663_e.php Natural Resources Canada: The Charlevoix earthquake of 1663] ] The main shock epicenter is suggested to have occurred in the Saint Lawrence River and along the Saint-Maurice River.

ee also

*List of earthquakes in Canada

References


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