Strong mag. 5.2 earthquake - 2.1 mi southwest of Orchards, Clark County, Washington State, USA, on Tuesday, 6 November 1962 at 03:36 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 16 km depth
Date & time: 6 Nov 1962 03:36:44 UTC
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.642°N / 122.588°W (Clark County, Washington State, United States)
Nearest volcano: Boring Lava (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) SSE of Walnut Grove (pop: 9,790) --> See nearby quakes!
3 km (2 mi) SW of Orchards (pop: 19,600) --> See nearby quakes!
5 km (3 mi) S of Five Corners (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
6 km (4 mi) E of Vancouver (pop: 172,900) --> See nearby quakes!
7 km (4 mi) ESE of Hazel Dell (pop: 19,400) --> See nearby quakes!
9 km (6 mi) SSE of Salmon Creek (pop: 19,700) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) NNE of Portland (Oregon) (pop: 632,300) --> See nearby quakes!
20 km (12 mi) NW of Gresham (Oregon) (pop: 110,600) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NE of Beaverton (Oregon) (pop: 96,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) S of Olympia (pop: 50,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.2||16 km||Portland urban area, Washington (USA)||USGS|
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