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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Lakeview in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.8376S, -119.6454WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 54 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (34 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 23:43:29 / October 29, 2015 @ 11:43 pm. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:43:29 / 4:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -119.6454° West, 41.8376° North, depth 11 km. Unique identifier: nn00517059. Ids that are associated to the event: us200040m4, nn00517059. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 miles).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days two hundred and ninety-six 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. 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: 54 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6454° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8376° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54km 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 23:43:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-30 04:47:07 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 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 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 0.162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1635 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75.7 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 nn00517059 Id of event.
Event Code 00517059 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us200040m4,nn00517059, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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