3.2 magnitude earthquake hits west of Val-d'Or, Que., tremor strongly felt

3.2 magnitude earthquake hits west of Val-d'Or, Que., tremor strongly felt

At 6:39 a.m. Tuesday morning, a 3.2 magnitude earthquake shook the area surrounding Val-d'Or in western Québec. Several residents in the region felt the strong tremor.

Though the magnitude of the earthquake was not very high, the epicenter was located just 2 km underground. As the region has several mines, any earthquake must be taken seriously.

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According to Earthquakes Canada, there was no damage as a result of the earthquake and none was to be expected.