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An average of 25 earthquakes with magnitudes between 4.0 and 5.0 occur per year in California and Nevada, according to a recent three-year data sample. “Seismic activity in the mines around here might be a magnitude 1 (Richter) event, and a rockburst might be up to a magnitude 3.5,” he said. advertising@newstalk1010.com, Questions about a prize won with NEWSTALK 1010? It was centered about 27 km east of Sudbury, near Stinson and was felt all over Sudbury, and all the way to French River. The company does not expect the disruption “to have any material impact to production at Garson,” she said. Experts warn more episodes may be expected. 1.9 magnitude earthquake. ON nathan.bonifacio@bellmedia.ca, Submit reception reports to CFRB 1010 or CFRX 6.070 MHz by going to this link: ON 416-384-8000, General policy questions or comments: Mike Bendixen - Program Director A 52-year-old man is dead after being struck by a transport truck while riding his bicycle. In a statement released Saturday morning, Vale confirmed all employees were safely returned to surface and the April 25 day shift at the mine has been cancelled while underground assessments are conducted. Increased data from mine monitoring may lead the department to “refine their evaluation and move the location of the earthquake,” he said. Nova Scotia’s Serious Incident Response Team has concluded an investigation that determined there are no grounds for charges against two Halifax Regional Police officers following the death of a Dartmouth man in March. Tuensang . Xunchang . A member of Sun Media Community Newspapers part of Postmedia Network. 8 km WSW of Volcano, Hawaii. Wood said he was curious to see whether Wednesday’s event had originated in a mine or was a natural event, as he has been studying the frequency and distribution of earthquakes in the Sudbury area, along with their causes. at 01:51 November 03, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 28.665, 96.36 The Garson quake happened at 5:08 p.m., according to the monitoring equipment at the mine site. Choose among a variety of subscription packages and stay up to date with convenient home delivery and our on the go digital e-edition. That is the same time Natural Resources Canada specifies for the earthquake, of an identical scale, that it places closer to Red Deer Lake. Magnitude. 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Social Sharing The modified Mercalli scale differs from the Richter scale, Wood explained, by using “more subjective” information, such as whether the shaking was enough to awaken the resident of a home, to determine the “felt intensity” of a seismic disturbance. Now what? 416-440-6330, Prize Inquiries Natural Resources Canada also confirmed a quake occurred on Wednesday, although curiously the coordinates it provides for the event — 46.46 N, 80.65 W — place the epicentre southeast of Wahnapitae, near Red Deer Lake. “We have sophisticated equipment that monitors for this sort of thing and we definitely recorded a seismic event through ground control at Garson,” she said. There are suggestions below for improving the article. A first look at the biggest headlines of the morning AND the afternoon. Within the past month or year; Search the Earthquake database by date, region, magnitude, depth . Just before 7 pm, Earthquakes Canada, a division of Natural Resources Canada, returned a call to CTV Northern Ontario to confirm that it was an earthquake, and the organzation called it “a significan seismilogical event.”. Submit reception reports to CFRB 1010 or CFRX 6.070 MHz by going to this link: Explosion at Mississauga apartment building, Ontario's COVID-19 case count surpasses 1,000 for eighth straight day, SIRT determines no grounds for charges against two Halifax Regional Police officers, Cyclist dead after being struck by transport truck: Saint John Police. (16.2 miles), 2020-10-24 03:21:03 UTC Just Earthquakes. Just before 7 pm, Earthquakes Canada, a division of Natural Resources Canada, returned a call to CTV Northern Ontario to confirm that it was an earthquake, and the organzation called it “a significan seismilogical event.” Ryan Land is the manager of corporate and Indigenous affairs in Ontario and Manitoba for mining firm Vale. A second earthquake in just a matter of days has been reported in the Sudbury area. Glencore’s Nickel Rim mine, located just a few kilometres away, was not impacted at all by the event, said spokesperson Iyo Grenon. Most of the bigger quakes in the region, he noted, have happened in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region near the Ontario-Quebec border, such as the 6.1 quake that rocked Timiskaming in 1935, or the 5.2 convulsion at Kipawa in 2000. David Wood, a Sudbury rock engineering consultant, said he felt the tremor at his home near Ramsey Lake and checked the Earthquakes Canada webpage maintained by NRCan for details. 2.6. webmaster@newstalk1010.com, 299 Queen Street West It is recorded as 3.0 in magnitude. Earthquakes recorded for the last week (168 hours). From bad weather to car accidents to political decisions that will affect you, NEWSTALK 1010 delivers alerts right to your inbox, Sign up to receive information on contests and promotions from NEWSTALK 1010. park to skip quarantine, CEO sells millions of dollars of Pfizer stock, CTV News Northern Ontario at 11:30 for Thursday, November 12, 2020, Tenth straight day of new COVID-19 cases in Sudbury area, 67 new in less than 2 weeks, North Bay Parry Sound Health Unit calls on residents to act now to prevent COVID-19 lockdown, 'Handful of employees' at Sudbury bakery test positive for COVID-19, Sudbury motorcyclist killed in crash near Barrie. The spot NRCan pinpointed for Wednesday’s earthquake did not line up with the Garson-Minnow Lake fault, he said, nor was it a location where an earthquake had previously occurred. It was also, at 2.9 on the Richter scale and II on the Mercalli, relatively minor, as are most earthquakes — mining-induced, or natural — in the Sudbury area. 416-384-5858, Advertising We are looking into it. Natural Resources Canada confirmed a quake occurred on Wednesday, although curiously the coordinates it provides for the event — 46.46 N, 80.65 W — place the epicentre southeast of Wahnapitae, near Red Deer Lake. Googe Maps. Natural Resources Canada confirmed a quake occurred on Wednesday, although curiously the coordinates it provides for the event — 46.46 N, 80.65 W — place the epicentre southeast of Wahnapitae, near Red Deer Lake. It is recorded as 3.0 in magnitude. Format. Sort. Significant Earthquake … Questions about a prize won with NEWSTALK 1010? Published on: February 8, 2019 | Last Updated: February 8, 2019 4:09 AM EST. No serious damage to Garson Mine or nearby Nickel Rim Mine, companies say. Once the affected area is deemed safe, we will assess for any damage that may have occurred as a result of the event.". A member of Sun Media Community Newspapers part of Postmedia Network. It was also, at 2.9 on the Richter scale and II on the Mercalli, relatively minor, as are most earthquakes — mining-induced, or natural — in the Sudbury area. The earthquake struck in the North Pacific Ocean just before 1 p.m. and was centred about 118 kilometres southeast of Sand Point at a depth of 30 kilometres. Earthquakes Canada confirms a 2.9 magnitude earthquake hit the Sudbury area at 5:08 pm Wednesday. 250 Richmond Street West, Third Floor, Toronto ON M5V 1W4, 416-872-1010 | 1-877-518-5151 (toll-free long distance), General policy questions or comments: Mike Bendixen - Program Director, Questions about News programming and policy. Paul Caruso, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey, said an earthquake the size of the one experienced Monday is … © 2020 Sudbury Star. Robson said Vale is aware of the NRCan report but is confident a quake occurred at the Garson Mine site. Stay up-to-date and in-the-know by subscribing to one of our newsletters. 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