Small earthquake reported near Deep River
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake was reported about 66 kilometres northeast of Deep River, Tuesday, March 29, 2011.
Published Tuesday, March 29, 2011 3:59PM EDT
A small earthquake was reported just north of Deep River, Ont. Tuesday.
The 3.5-magnitude quake happened at 12:04 p.m. about 66 kilometres northeast of Deep River, according to Earthquakes Canada.
Deep River is just 10 minutes from Chalk River, where the AECL nuclear plant is located.
AECL officials said they didn't feel the quake, and it didn't have an affect on the Chalk River nuclear reactor.
The earthquake happened on the Western Quebec Seismic Zone which experiences several small quakes each year.
Deep River is about two hours northwest of Ottawa. There are no reports of damage or injury.