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4.1-magnitude earthquake recorded in northern Alberta

A 4.1 ML earthquake was recorded in the Peace River region of northern Alberta just after midnight on Wednesday.

 

A 4.1 ML earthquake was recorded in the Peace River region just after midnight on Wednesday. 

The five-kilometre-deep earthquake was reported at 12:22 a.m. and was located about 50 kilometres southeast of Peace River, according to Earthquakes Canada. 

Both Earthquakes Canada and the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre ask that anyone who feels an earthquake to report it. 

According to Earthquakes Canada database, 10 earthquakes with a magnitude of 4.0 ML or greater have been recorded in Alberta in the last decade, the largest of which was a 5.0-magnitude quake, and was recorded near Rocky Mountain House in October 2021. 

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