A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (45 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 1.1 km, -119.5878° West, 41.8613° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.1 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 01:04:59 / January 4, 2016 @ 1:04 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: nn00525272. Event ids that are associated: nn00525272. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:04:59 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.
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