Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake 2.93 mag, 6 km WNW of Gervais, Oregon

Earthquake location 45.1368332S, -122.9703369WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Gervais in Oregon on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/09/18 / 2018-09-17 00:08:26 / September 17, 2018 @ 12:08 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 16:08:26 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61419862. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61419862. Exact location of event, depth 40.02 km, -122.9703369° West, 45.1368332° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.02 km (25 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mount Vista, Scappoose, Washougal (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 49 km (30 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Salem (c. 154 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Hillsboro (c. 91 600 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 four 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km WNW of Gervais, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.9703369° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.1368332° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.02 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km WNW of Gervais, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-17 00:08:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-17 00:11:57 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 automatic 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 132 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 54 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61419862 Id of event.
Event Code 61419862 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61419862, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply