A 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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