Minor mag. 0.5 earthquake - 3 Km NNE of Government Camp, Oregon, USA, on Friday, 2 Apr 2021 1:50 pm (GMT +0) -
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Minor magnitude 0.5 earthquake at 3 km depth
2 Apr 17:46 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Date & time: 2 Apr 2021 13:50:19 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 2 Apr 2021 1:50 pm (GMT +0)
Depth: 3.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 45.3325°N / 121.74083°W (Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Mount Hood (6 km / 4 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
3 km (2 mi) NNE of Government Camp (pop: 193) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) ESE of Gresham (pop: 110,600) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) E of Oregon City (pop: 35,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) E of Lake Oswego (pop: 38,500) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) ESE of Portland (pop: 632,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) ESE of Vancouver (Washington) (pop: 172,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) E of Tigard (pop: 51,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) E of Beaverton (pop: 96,600) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Aloha (pop: 49,400) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) E of Hillsboro (pop: 102,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 105 joules (0.099 kilowatt hours) More info
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|0.5||3.2 km||3 Km NNE of Government Camp, Oregon, USA||USGS|
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