Braeside, Ontario, Canada earthquake: Temblor shakes 50 miles west of Ottawa
Paula Newton, CNN
10:16 AM, May 17, 2013
(CNN) -- An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 4.8 struck the Canadian province of Ontario on Friday, the government said. The epicenter was Braeside, about 50 miles west of Ottawa, the nation's capital.
According to the
CBC, residents said the shaking lasted 30 seconds.
Some people have also reported feeling an aftershock after the main event, the CBC said.