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TitleTremblements de terre de Charlevoix-Kamouraska
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AuthorLamontagne, M
SourceGeological Survey of Canada, Open File 7687, 2015, 1 sheet, https://doi.org/10.4095/296140
Year2015
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; cartoons; photographs
ProgramEastern Canada Geohazards Assessment Project, Public Safety Geoscience
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Released2015 07 21
Summary(Plain Language Summary, not published)
The Charlevoix Seismic Zone is the most active region in eastern Canada. More than 200 earthquakes are recorded there each year. The poster describes some seismological and geological characteristics of the region and mentions the usefulness of preparedness activities to better react to an eventual damaging earthquake.
GEOSCAN ID296140