A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Government Camp in Oregon. Exact location, longitude -121.69200134277° West, latitude 45.33466720581° North, depth = 6.3600001335144 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.3600001335144 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 23:26:22 / January 17, 2021 @ 11:26 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:26:22 / 11:26 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61699337. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61699337.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lake Oswego (c. 36 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Oregon City (c. 31 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from West Linn (c. 25 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Milwaukie (c. 20 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Canby, Lake Oswego, Orchards. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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