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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Lakeview in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.9141S, -119.6059WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 68 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (42 miles). Exact location, longitude -119.6059° West, latitude 41.9141° North, depth = 6.2 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 18:24:40 / February 20, 2016 @ 6:24 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.2 km (4 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nn00532358. Unique identifier: nn00532358. The temblor was picked up at 10:24:40 / 10:24 am (local time epicenter).

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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6059° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9141° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km 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 2016-02-20 18:24:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-20 19:56:38 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 148 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.144 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.221 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78.71 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 nn00532358 Id of event.
Event Code 00532358 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00532358, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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