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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Lakeview in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.9025S, -119.6002WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (45 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -119.6002° West, 41.9025° North, depth 8.3 km. Unique identifier: nn00516895. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040h3, nn00516895. Global time and date of event 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 16:47:40 / October 29, 2015 @ 4:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:47:40 / 9:47 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.3 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6002° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9025° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 72km 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 2015-10-29 16:47:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 17:41:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 235 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 ,us,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 8 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1297 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101.86 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 nn00516895 Id of event.
Event Code 00516895 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040h3,nn00516895, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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