Montreal

Small earthquake felt from Montreal to northern New York

An earthquake registering at magnitude 3.6 shook the area near Cornwall, Ont. and western Quebec just after midnight Saturday morning.

Epicentre of earthquake near Quebec-Ontario border

Natural Resources Canada says no damage was reported following the earthquake. (Natural Resources Canada)

 An earthquake registering at magnitude 3.6 shook the area near Cornwall, Ont. and western Quebec just after midnight Saturday morning.

Natural Resources Canada reported the quake 15 kilometres from Cornwall and noted it was felt in northern New York, as well as in Montreal.

The federal agency says no damage was reported.

Cornwall residents were definitely feeling it. Some took to Twitter to react.

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