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Montreal earthquake 2016: you probably missed it

Earthquakes Canada recorded a mild earthquake early Tuesday, morning, September 20, 2016. Earthquakes Canada

Did you feel the earth move under your feet early Tuesday morning?

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake gently rocked the Greater Montreal area around 1:55 a.m.

READ MORE: West Island of Montreal rocked by ‘mild earthquake’

The epicentre was between Terrebonne and Saint-Jérôme, just north of the island of Montreal.

According to Earthquakes Canada, trembling was “lightly felt in Montreal and region.”

READ MORE: Ontario, Quebec have long history of earthquakes

There are no reports of damage in the area and none would be expected in such a case.

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This wasn’t the first time that Montrealers have experienced a low-grade earthquake recently.

In 2014, a mild earthquake rocked the West Island, prompting swift response on social media.

A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported in western Quebec in April 2013.

rachel.lau@globalnews.ca

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