A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Venersborg in Washington. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.3099999427795 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 05:29:23 / February 8, 2021 @ 5:29 am. The 2.83999991-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:23 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.3099999427795 km, -122.25399780273° West, 45.742168426514° North. Event id: uw61712466. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61712466.
Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hillsboro (c. 91 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Beaverton (c. 89 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newberg, Forest Grove, West Side Highway. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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