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Minor earthquake, 3.08 mag was detected near Silverton in Oregon

Earthquake location 44.9455S, -122.7558333WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.7558333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.9455° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 18.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SW of Silverton, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-15 03:45:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-15 04:07:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 88 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 173 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 uw61363027 Id of event.
Event Code 61363027 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61363027,us2000e0h3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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