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Minor earthquake reported under Lake Ontario

(U.S. Geological Survey)

(U.S. Geological Survey)


Thursday, February 13, 2014, 8:23 AM -

It may not have been significant enough to feel, but there was some light rumbling under Lake Ontario late Wednesday night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.9 earthquake struck 40 km southwest of Cobourg, Ontario just before midnight on Wednesday.


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The agency says the epicentre was under the middle of the lake and was about five kilometres deep.

With files from The Canadian Press

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