Go to the Globe and Mail homepage

Jump to main navigationJump to main content

U.S. Geological Survey reports minor earthquake under Lake Ontario Add to ...

There was some light rumbling under Lake Ontario late Wednesday caused by a minor earthquake.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the 2.9 quake happened just before midnight, 40 kilometres southwest of Cobourg, Ont., and 57 kilometres northeast of Lockport, N.Y.

A map on the agency’s website shows the epicentre in the middle of the lake.

More Related to this Story

The agency says it was about five kilometres deep.

Follow us on Twitter: @globeandmail

In the know

Most popular video »

Highlights

More from The Globe and Mail

Most Popular Stories