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Minor earthquake 2.97 mag, 23 km SW of La Pine, Oregon



Earthquake location 43.5266667S, -121.7198333WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from La Pine in Oregon. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 06:11:01 / October 26, 2015 @ 6:11 am. Id of earthquake: uw61083597. Event ids that are associated: uw61083597. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.086 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.7198333 West, latitude 43.5266667 North, depth = 7.086 km. The temblor was reported at 23:11:01 / 11:11 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bend, Deschutes River Woods (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km SW of La Pine, Oregon. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.97 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.7198333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.5266667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.086 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km 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 2015-10-26 06:11:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-26 06:35:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.28 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 136 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 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03376 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 147 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 uw61083597 Id of event.
Event Code 61083597 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61083597, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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