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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 24 km SW of La Pine, Oregon

Earthquake location 43.5313339S, -121.7321701WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from La Pine in Oregon on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 20:39:15 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.7321701 West, latitude 43.5313339 North, depth = 7.85 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61082327. Id of event: uw61082327. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/10/15 / 2015-10-23 03:39:15 / October 23, 2015 @ 3:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.85 km (5 miles).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bend, Deschutes River Woods (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 67 km (42 miles) from Bend (c. 76 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Deschutes River Woods (c. 5 100 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 24 km SW of La Pine, Oregon.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.7321701° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.5313339° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.85 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km SW of La Pine, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-23 03:39:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-23 03:49:42 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 2.23 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 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uw The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3081 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 119 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61082327 Id of event.
Event Code 61082327 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61082327, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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