The Canadian Press

1983-10-07 | Quake

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Canadian Press reporter John McKay talked about the earthquake that struck the Ottawa region with seismologist Peter Basham of the energy, mines and resources department.

Date: 1983-10-07
Placeline: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << are the rest of magnitude estimate that we have is coming from the US national earthquake information service and its magnitude five point two and the epicenter the epicenter is centered and it just about in the middle of the Adirondack mountains and the nearest village is a place called Blue Mountain lake now five point two is that enough to do any damage it is enough to do some damage, if there were structures very near to the epicenter and, but we have not yet heard if it's something like that has occurred >>

Clip ID: 19831007CPCN001