Canada earthquake measures 5.0; shakes Ottawa, Toronto, and U.S.
Canada earthquake: Parliament building in Ottawa evacuated. Workers also left buildings in Toronto
A magnitude-5.0 earthquake struck at the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada on Wednesday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, and homes and businesses were shaken from Canada's capital in Ottawa on south to an arc of U.S. states.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage.
Morgan Moschetti, a seismologist with the USGS, said it was not unusual for an earthquake to be felt 300 miles (482 kilometers) from the epicenter and noted that the latest quake was felt in the U.S. from Chicago to Maine.
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