A 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck 19 kilometers north of Southville, Ontario Friday at 9:22 am and was felt as far away as Montreal, Northern NY and Vermont the US Geological Survey reported.
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People on both sides of the border felt an earthquake originating around the Quebec and Ontario borders, the Canadian government said.
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a magnitude 4.4 earthquake occurred at 9:43 a.m., centered in Shawville, Ontario.
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