A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Mount Hood Village in Oregon. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:38:54 / 12:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -121.7139969 West, latitude 45.3255005 North, depth = 3.26 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.26 km (2 miles). Event id: uw61140712. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61140712. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/05/16 / 2016-05-18 07:38:54 / May 18, 2016 @ 7:38 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Walnut Grove, Portland, Five Corners (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Lake Oswego (c. 36 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Oregon City (c. 31 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from West Linn (c. 25 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 21 km E of Mount Hood Village, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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