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4.0-magnitude earthquake detected in northern Alberta

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake was detected about 31 kilometres southeast of High Prairie, Alta., on Monday, according to Earthquakes Canada. CREDIT: https://earthquakescanada.nrcan.gc.ca/

A 4.0-magnitude earthquake was detected about 31 kilometres southeast of High Prairie, Alta., on Monday, according to Earthquakes Canada.

Earthquakes Canada tweeted that the seismic activity was detected at 8:58 p.m. MT.

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“There are no reports of damage, and none would be expected,” read a report on Natural Resources Canada’s website. “No felt reports at this time.”

READ MORE: Alberta Energy Regulator restricts fracking near Brazeau dam following earthquake 

The last recent “significant” earthquake report in Canada was from a seismic event detected in the Yukon on June 2.

Watch below: Some Global News videos about earthquakes in Alberta.

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