A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 69 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (43 miles). The temblor was detected at 22:44:00 / 10:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 11.1 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 05:44:00 / October 1, 2015 @ 5:44 am. Exact location of event, depth 11.1 km, -119.6353° West, 41.8623° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00513014. Id of event: nn00513014.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 69 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.
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