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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag strikes near Lakeview in Oregon

Earthquake location 41.9021S, -119.6021WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 69 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (43 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.6021 West, latitude 41.9021 North, depth = 10.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: nn00532911. Unique identifier: nn00532911. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:48:32 / 9:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/02/16 / 2016-02-24 17:48:32 / February 24, 2016 @ 5:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.5 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 69 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.6021° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9021° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 69km 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 2016-02-24 17:48:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-02-24 17:59:25 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 168 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 0.151 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1824 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 113.01 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 nn00532911 Id of event.
Event Code 00532911 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00532911, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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