Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Linn County, 16 mi southeast of Stayton, Marion County, Oregon, USA, on Saturday, 19 August 1961 at 04:56 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 33 km depth
Date & time: 19 Aug 1961 04:56:25 UTC
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.7°N / 122.5°W (Linn County, Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Jefferson (55 km / 34 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
14 km (9 mi) SE of Mehama (pop: 292) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) ENE of Lebanon (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) ESE of Four Corners (pop: 15,900) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) E of Albany (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SE of Hayesville (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) ESE of Salem (pop: 164,500) --> See nearby quakes!
53 km (33 mi) SE of Keizer (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ENE of Corvallis (pop: 55,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of Portland (pop: 632,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) S of Vancouver (Washington) (pop: 172,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||33 km||Oregon (USA)||USGS|
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