September 3, 2018 10:09 am
Updated: September 3, 2018 10:12 am

Magnitude 4.2 quake strikes off Newfoundland coast

A map showing the approximate location of an earthquake that occurred off the coast of Newfoundland on Sept. 3, 2018.

Earthquakes Canada

Earthquakes Canada says a quake with a magnitude of 4.2 struck off the coast of Newfoundland on Sunday night, but was not felt on land.

The government agency says the earthquake happened about 290 kilometres northeast of Bonavista, N.L., at around 11 p.m. local time.

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It says the quake was approximately 10 kilometres deep.

Natural Resources Canada says the quake does not pose a tsunami risk.

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