1988 Saguenay earthquake
The 1988 Saguenay earthquake struck Quebec, Canada with a moment magnitude of 5.9 on November 25. It is one of the largest recorded earthquakes in eastern Canada and eastern North America during the 20th century. The earthquake was felt by hundreds of thousands, and damaged some buildings. It could be felt as far as Toronto, Halifax, and Boston.
|UTC time||1988-11-25 23:46:04|
|Local date||November 25, 1988|
|Local time||18:46:04 EST|
|Depth||29 km (18 mi)|
|Max. intensity||VII (Very strong)|
- Natural Resources Canada: The Magnitude 5.9 1988 Saguenay earthquake
- Haddon, R. A. W. (1992), "Waveform modeling of strong-motion data for the Saguenay earthquake of 25 November 1988", Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 82 (2): 720–754
- "Quebec shaken in 1988 earthquake - CBC Archives". Retrieved 2017-12-25.
- Somerville, P. G.; McLaren, J. P.; Saikia, C. K.; Helmberger, D. V. (1990), "The 25 November 1988 Saguenay, Quebec, earthquake: Source parameters and the attenuation of strong ground motion" (PDF), Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America, 80 (5): 1118–1143