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Pair of small earthquakes shakes area around St. Andrews, N.B.

An Earthquakes Canada diagram show where a pair of quakes were recorded on Dec. 9, 2020.
An Earthquakes Canada diagram show where a pair of quakes were recorded on Dec. 9, 2020. Earthquakes Canada

A pair of small earthquakes woke up residents in the area around St. Andrews, N.B., on Wednesday.

Earthquakes Canada says that two minor earthquakes roiled an area near the New Brunswick-Maine border, approximately 10 kilometres northwest of St. Andrews.

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The first earthquake registered 2.7 magnitude and hit the region at 6:44 a.m. AT.

The second registered at 2.9 magnitude and began at 8:31 a.m. AT.

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Dozens of people on both sides of the Canada-U.S. border reported feeling the quakes.

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Luckily, the earthquakes were both relatively minor with no reports of damage, with Earthquakes Canada adding that no such reports are expected.

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