A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Joseph in Oregon on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.99 km (1 miles). The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:01:21 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -117.1326667° West, 45.0823333° North, depth 1.99 km. Global time and date of event 20/08/17 / 2017-08-20 18:01:21 / August 20, 2017 @ 6:01 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61296227. Unique identifier: uw61296227.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Baker City. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Baker City (c. 9 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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