The magnitude 5.0 earthquake (originally reported to be a 5.5) , centered 53 km NNE of Ottawa, was felt in Kingston and as far away as Chicago and Montreal.
There have been two recorded earthquakes with a magnitude over 6.0 in this Canadian seismic zone: a 6.1-magnitude quake in 1935 and one measuring 6.2 in 1732.
The following details were provided by the United States Geological Survey:
[Updated June 23 @ 19:35]
|Depth||16.4 km (10.2 miles) set by location program|
|Region||ONTARIO-QUEBEC BORDER REGION, CANADA|
|Location Uncertainty||Error estimate not available|
|Parameters||NST=355, Nph=354, Dmin=153.9 km, Rmss=0 sec, Gp= 25°,
M-type=teleseismic moment magnitude (Mw), Version=A
|Source||Geological Survey of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
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