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Date: November 18, 1929

Location: Corner Brook

Easting: 430000

Northing: 5423000

Latitude: 48° 58' 00" N

Longitude: 57° 57' 00" W

Fatalities: 0

Injuries: 0

Source: Western Star Nov 20, 1929

The paper reported the signs of the earthquake on the Grand Banks that generated the Burin tsunami. The first tremor was slight and noted at 5 pm. 7 minutes later a second stronger tremor lasted 50 seconds. It sounded like a fast speeding motor, rattled dishes and broke windows. Telephone poles swayed.

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