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Light earthquake, 4 mag has occurred near Lakeview in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.988S, -119.634WA light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 62 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (39 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -119.634° West, 41.988° North, depth 15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: nn00525194. Event ids that are associated: nn00525194. The temblor was reported at 07:35:24 / 7:35 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/16 / 2016-01-03 15:35:24 / January 3, 2016 @ 3:35 pm.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 62 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.634° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km 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 2016-01-03 15:35:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-03 15:41:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 automatic 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 246 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 ,nn, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.121 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82.94 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 nn00525194 Id of event.
Event Code 00525194 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00525194, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Anonymous

    Wonder if there’s a volcano under this sparse land?

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