A minor earthquake magnitude 3.17 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Joseph in Oregon. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61313606. Id of event: uw61313606. Exact location of event, longitude -117.1183333 West, latitude 45.0528333 North, depth = 0.11 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 0.11 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 07:20:59 / August 14, 2017 @ 7:20 am. The 3.17-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:20:59 / 11:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Baker City (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Baker City (c. 9 800 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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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