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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag was detected near Lakeview in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.9792S, -119.5363WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 70 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon (43 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:27:40 / 12:27 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 07:27:40 / May 17, 2016 @ 7:27 am. Id of earthquake: nn00544458. Event ids that are associated: nn00544458. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -119.5363 West, latitude 41.9792 North, depth = 0.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.5 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 70 km ESE of Lakeview, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.5363° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9792° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 70km 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 2016-05-17 07:27:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-17 07:33:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 3.49 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 automatic 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 199 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 40 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.082 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85.2 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 nn00544458 Id of event.
Event Code 00544458 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nn00544458, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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