Mag. 1.4 earthquake - Explosion - 6 Km E of Molalla, Oregon, USA, on Tuesday, 27 October 2020 at 20:28 (GMT) -
Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 1 km depth
28 Oct 16:40 UTC: First to report: USGS after 20 hours.
Depth: 0.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.15933°N / 122.48967°W (Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Hood (67 km / 42 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) ENE of Molalla (pop: 8,970)
15 km (9 mi) SSE of Beavercreek (pop: 4,490)
19 km (12 mi) SW of Estacada (pop: 3,150)
20 km (12 mi) SE of Canby (pop: 17,300)
25 km (15 mi) SSE of West Linn (pop: 26,600)
38 km (24 mi) S of Gresham (Multnomah County) (pop: 110,600)
44 km (27 mi) SE of Beaverton (Washington County) (pop: 96,600)
56 km (35 mi) SE of Hillsboro (Washington County) (pop: 102,300)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 1.4||0.6 km||Explosion - 6 Km E of Molalla, Oregon, USA||USGS|
User reports for this quake
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