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Minor earthquake, 2.86 mag was detected near Mount Hood Village in Oregon

Earthquake location 45.3219986S, -121.6906662WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.86 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Mount Hood Village in Oregon on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.6906662 West, latitude 45.3219986 North, depth = 7.5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/10/17 / 2017-10-10 02:45:37 / October 10, 2017 @ 2:45 am. The temblor was picked up at 18:45:37 / 6:45 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 7.5 km (5 miles). Id of earthquake: uw61339596. Event ids that are associated: uw61339596.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Oregon City (c. 31 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from West Linn (c. 25 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Milwaukie (c. 20 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Lents (c. 20 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Milwaukie, Oak Grove, Jennings Lodge.

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 23 km E of Mount Hood Village, Oregon.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.86 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6906662° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.3219986° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km E of Mount Hood Village, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-10 02:45:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-10 02:52:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 reviewed 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 126 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uw The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01953 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 uw61339596 Id of event.
Event Code 61339596 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61339596, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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