Explosion in Canada on March 30 2017 12:32 PM (UTC).

Common Alerting Protocol information

Category Safety General emergency and public safety
Certainty Observed Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Scope Public For general dissemination to unrestricted audiences
Severity Moderate Possible threat to life or property
Urgency Past Responsive action is no longer required

Base data

EDIS Number EX-20170330-57661-CAN
Event type Explosion
Date/Time March 30 2017 12:32 PM (UTC)
Last update March 30 2017 12:33 PM (UTC)
Cause of event gas line explosion
Reliability of information Not reliable source : Absolutely not confirmed, reservations should be read about the description of the event. Reliability: less than 10%
Damage level Medium Damage level
Affected area Local event : The affected area up to a few kilometers

Geographic information

Continent North-America
Country Canada
County / State Province of Quebec
Area Rio Tinto Corp.
Settlement Sorel-Tracy
Coordinate 46.04, -73.14
Open Location Code: 87R82VR7+26   Jump here

Number of affected people / Humanities loss

Dead person(s) 0
Injured person(s) 4
Missing person(s) 0
Evacuated/rescued person(s) 0
Affected person(s) 0
Foreign people 0