3.6-magnitude earthquake hits south of Windsor, Ont.

3.6-magnitude earthquake hits south of Windsor, Ont.

A 3.6-magnitude earthquake has hit the community of Amherstburg, more than 20 kilometres south of downtown Windsor.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake happened just after 8 p.m. on Thursday.

It was measured at a depth of 7.8 kilometres.

Amherstburg police said in an update on Twitter that there were no reports of damages.

Residents in Windsor and Detroit, Michigan reported feeling tremors at the time of the earthquake.

According to Earthquakes Canada, the Geological Survey of Canada records approximately 4,000 earthquakes in Canada yearly with most happening on the west coast. However, only about 50 of those earthquakes are generally felt by residents.

Source: https://globalnews.ca/news/4156446/earthquake-amherstburg-ontario/

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