A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 68 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (42 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 21:34:10 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.8 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 04:34:10 / April 24, 2016 @ 4:34 am. Id of earthquake: nn00541636. Event ids that are associated: nn00541636. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.6173 West, latitude 41.8874 North, depth = 8.8 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 68 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon.
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