A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16000009 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Yacolt in Washington on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 20:49:44 / November 12, 2020 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61701151. Unique identifier: uw61701151. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.1199998855591 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -122.07382965088° West, latitude 45.963665008545° North, depth = 9.1199998855591 km. The temblor was detected at 20:49:44 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Beaverton (c. 89 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tigard (c. 48 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tigard, Oregon City, West Linn (min 5000 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 have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 27 km ENE of Yacolt, Washington.
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