A minor earthquake magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Silverton in Oregon on Saturday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61363027, us2000e0h3. Id of event: uw61363027. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.38 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.08-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:45:41 / 7:45 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 03:45:41 / April 15, 2018 @ 3:45 am. Exact location of event, depth 18.38 km, -122.7558333° West, 44.9455° North.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Washougal, Vancouver, Camas. Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salem (c. 154 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hillsboro (c. 91 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SW of Silverton, Oregon.
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