Mag. 1.5 earthquake - Explosion - 9 Km N of Klamath Falls, Oregon, USA, on Friday, 23 October 2020 at 20:14 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.5 earthquake at 1 km depth
23 Oct 22:58 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 44 minutes.
Depth: 1.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.3115°N / 121.795°W (Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Crater Lake (74 km / 46 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) N of Klamath Falls (pop: 21,400)
13 km (8 mi) NNW of Altamont (pop: 19,300)
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Chiloquin (pop: 721)
36 km (22 mi) NNW of Merrill (pop: 825)
76 km (47 mi) E of Ashland (pop: 20,900)
92 km (57 mi) E of Central Point (pop: 18,000)
127 km (79 mi) E of Grants Pass (Josephine County) (pop: 37,100)
198 km (123 mi) S of Bend (Deschutes County) (pop: 87,000)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 107 joules (3.12 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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|M 1.5||1.4 km||Explosion - 9 Km N of Klamath Falls, Oregon, USA||USGS|
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