A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21000004 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Government Camp in Oregon on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 23:38:31 / January 17, 2021 @ 11:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.21000004-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:38:31 / 11:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61699362. Event ids that are associated: uw61699362. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -121.69249725342° West, latitude 45.329334259033° North, depth = 3 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Walnut Grove, Portland, Five Corners (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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