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TitleLa Zone sismique de Charlevoix-Kamouraska, Québec
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AuthorLamontagne, M
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7572, 2014, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/293772
Year2014
PublisherNatural Resources Canada
Documentopen file
Lang.French
Mediaon-line; digital
File formatpdf
ProvinceQuebec
NTS21M/09; 22I/13
AreaCharlevoix; Kamouraska; La Malbaie; Baie-St-Paul
Lat/Long WENS -70.5000 -69.5000 47.7500 47.5000
Subjectsgeophysics; seismic zones; seismicity; earthquakes; earthquake magnitudes; epicentres; Logan Line
Illustrationslocation maps; cross-sections; block diagrams
ProgramQuantitave risk assessment project, Public Safety Geoscience
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Released2014 04 09
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The Charlevoix-Kamouraska Seismic Zone is the most active zone of Quebec. The region has had five earthquakes of between 6 and 7 on the Richter scale and hundreds of small earthquakes are recorded there yearly. The poster presnet maps and photographs of damage and invite the public to be prepared in case a damaging earthquake occurs in the future.
GEOSCAN ID293772