A 4.6 magnitude earthquake rocked central Alberta near Red Deer just before 6 am on Monday.
According to Earthquakes Canada, the quake had a depth of 1 kilometre and was 35 km of Reed Deer and 127 km south of Edmonton.
EARTHQUAKE Mag=4.6 on 04 Mar at 05:55 MST.
Details : https://t.co/JMylfwKl7A
35 km ENE of Red Deer, AB
127 km S of Edmonton, AB
— Earthquakes Canada (@CANADAquakes) March 4, 2019
No injuries or damage have been reported, although there is a power outage in the region, as reported by Fortis Alberta.
We have reports that there was an earthquake near Red Deer. At this point, we can’t confirm whether the power outage was related to this and continue to work with @AltaLink on the investigation. #Alberta
— FortisAlberta (@FortisAlberta) March 4, 2019
Historically, this may be the largest earthquake reported in the region.