Earthquake rattles area north of Gatineau

A magnitude 3.3 earthquake rattled some communities near Gracefield, Que., just before midnight.

No reports of damage after magnitude 3.3 quake

The small earthquake would have been lightly felt in the Maniwaki, Que., area, according to Earthquakes Canada. (Earthquakes Canada)

A small earthquake rattled some communities near Maniwaki, Que., just before midnight.

Earthquakes Canada said the quake happened near the northern edge of the Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve at 11:57 p.m. Sunday.

It had a preliminary magnitude of 3.3 and would have been lightly felt in the communities of Ferme Neuve, Sainte-Thérèse-de-la-Gatineau and Déléage, Que.

There are no reports of damage, nor is there damage expected with a quake of that magnitude.

According to Earthquakes Canada, quakes with a magnitude under 5.4 rarely cause damage.


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