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Source: CBC News, August 16, 2019 

Power gets knocked out; miners took refuge underground

The Esterhazy, Sask., area was hit with an earthquake Thursday night.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake, which rocked the area around 8:30 p.m. CST, was 4.1 in magnitude, and was centred about five kilometres below the surface. The epicentre was about five kilometres from Mosaic’s K2 potash mine at Gerald, Sask.

A relative of one miner tells CBC the workers immediately went to refuge stations as a precaution.

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Image Source: U.S. Geological Survey

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