at 07:01 October 19, 1990 UTC, Location: Article content continued. (18.2 miles), 2002-04-20 10:50:47 UTC Epicenter at 46.47, -75.59 Epicenter at 45.744, -76.344 But as an Alcan employee says in this clip, they were just "lucky there was no wind.". at 04:10 October 11, 1983 UTC, Location:
Epicenter at 45.17, -75.58
(9.2 miles), 1983-10-07 10:18:46 UTC 1988-11-25: Saguenay 48.12 -71.18 5.9 M w: VII 1985-12-23: The Nahanni region, Northwest … 20.2 km from Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) slide set. Thurso 19.2 km from • In Toronto and some New England cities people reported feeling strong aftershocks, but no structural damage or injuries occurred. 31.2 km from Epicenter at 45.57, -74.99 GSC Open File Report #1999.
at 05:34 May 30, 2013 UTC, Location: at 03:58 November 17, 1992 UTC, Location: Lamontagne, M., 1991. Shawville 0.2 km from "The 1988 Saguenay Earthquake - A Site Visit Report.". Houses are swept out to sea, cable lines are washed out and 48 kilometres of coastline is damaged in a…. (15.2 miles). The Saguenay event did point out the poor performance of unreinforced masonry in many structures and the susceptibility of embankments to stability failures. Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts A seismologist demonstrates a quake using an egg, an orange peel, toast and sugar cubes. Epicenter at 45.74, -76.14 Val-des-Monts • A larger disaster at the Alcan Inc. plant in Jonquière, Que., was averted after workers sealed the leak. Elections: Liberal Landslides and Tory Tides, Showdown on the Prairies: A History of Saskatchewan Elections, Territorial Battles: Yukon Elections, 1978-2006, The 'Other Revolution': Louis Robichaud's New Brunswick, Equality First: The Royal Commission on the Status of Women, Pot and Politics: Canada and the Marijuana Debate, Sue Rodriguez and the Right-To-Die Debate, Trudeau's Omnibus Bill: Challenging Canadian Taboos, Voting in Canada: How a Privilege Became a Right. Intensity Report of the November 25, 1988 Saguenay, Quebec Earthquake.
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The earlier three were in the range of magnitudes 5.6 to 6.2. at 16:44 December 25, 1993 UTC, Location: Late in the evening of Nov. 25, 1988, a major earthquake occurs near the Quebec cities of Chicoutimi and Jonquière, with aftershocks felt as far away as Toronto, Halifax and Boston. And should people on the West Coast be worried? Wakefield
at 13:53 May 17, 2013 UTC, Location: 16.2 km from Could we be hit with devastating waves like those that struck south Asia? 9.2 km from (8.2 miles), 1983-10-11 04:10:55 UTC
Lamontagne, M. and Bruneau, M., 1993. • As a seismologist in this clip explains, the aftershocks reverberated far and wide because they traveled along the Canadian Shield.
The majority of these take place at sea or in uninhabited areas. The maximum accelerations on rock were 0.156g horizontal and 0.102g vertical, recorded near Chicoutimi at epicentral distances of 64 km and 43 km, respectively. Rigaud at 13:43 May 17, 2013 UTC, Location: The 1988 Magnitude 5.9 Saguenay earthquake, Local Date and Time: November 25, 1988 at 6:46:04 pm Eastern time, Preceded by a magnitude 4.7 foreshock on November 23, 1988, 4:11 am Eastern time. Canada was hit by 36 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4 and more in 1988. Residents of Port Alberni, B.C., pick up the pieces following 1964's massive tsunami. (5.2 miles), 1982-08-06 06:29:10 UTC Note that the structure is founded on 17 metres of clay and had suffered from excessive settlements prior to the earthquake, Intensity Report of the Saguenay Earthquake. at 06:10 May 15, 1988 UTC, Location: at 10:42 March 14, 1996 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 45.764, -74.862 Has Confederation Been Good for Newfoundland? (11.2 miles), 2011-07-21 23:05:52 UTC 15.2 km from On Friday November 25, 1988 the largest earthquake in eastern North America in 53 years occurred 35 km south of Chicoutimi, Québec and 75 km north of the Charlevoix-Kamouraska earthquake zone. Elections, 1952-2005, N.B.
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