The U.S. Geological Survey said the 1:41 p.m. temblor occurred at a depth of 9.8 miles, centered 33 miles north-northeast of Ottawa, Ontario.
The Canwest News Service said the quake near the Quebec-Ontario border was felt as far away as Toronto. Montreal police had received no reports of injuries or damage.
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