A 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.
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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.
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