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Minor earthquake: M3.96 quake has struck near Lakeview in Oregon

Earthquake location 41.8878S, -119.6288WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.96 (ml/mb) was reported 68 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (42 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.8392 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -119.6288 West, latitude 41.8878 North, depth = 7.8392 km. The temblor was detected at 15:07:07 / 3:07 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/15 / 2015-07-22 22:07:07 / July 22, 2015 @ 10:07 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: nn00503084. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00503084.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 68 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6288° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8878° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.8392 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-07-22 22:07:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-07-22 22:24:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.65 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 241 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nn The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.14 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1688 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77.34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nn00503084 Id of event.
Event Code 00503084 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00503084, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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