A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (44 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.6096° West, latitude 41.8561° North, depth = 10.2 km. The temblor was reported at 09:22:42 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.2 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00525347. Id of event: nn00525347. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 17:22:42 / January 4, 2016 @ 5:22 pm.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 eleven, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 71 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.
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