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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Lakeview in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.8525S, -119.6094WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 71 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (44 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 07/01/16 / 2016-01-07 23:43:43 / January 7, 2016 @ 11:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:43 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -119.6094° West, latitude 41.8525° North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: nn00525772. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nn00525772.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6094° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8525° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 71km 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 2016-01-07 23:43:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-07 23:55:49 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 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 129 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 7 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.171 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1731 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76.72 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 nn00525772 Id of event.
Event Code 00525772 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00525772, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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