97128 (39.5 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Minor mag. 1.4 earthquake - Explosion - 6 Km NNE of Falls City, Oregon, on Wednesday, 26 May 2021 at 21:00 (GMT) -
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Minor magnitude 1.4 earthquake at 0 km depth
27 May 01:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 4 hours.
Depth: 0.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 44.91867°N / 123.41583°W (Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Jefferson (130 km / 81 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NNE of Falls City (pop: 975) --> See nearby quakes!
8 km (5 mi) W of Dallas (pop: 15,300) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) WNW of Monmouth (Polk County) (pop: 10,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) WSW of Keizer (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) WSW of Hayesville (pop: 19,900) --> See nearby quakes!
37 km (23 mi) SSW of McMinnville (Yamhill County) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NW of Albany (pop: 52,200) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NNW of Corvallis (pop: 55,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SW of Portland (pop: 632,300) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) SW of Vancouver (Washington) (pop: 172,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.9 x 106 joules (2.21 kilowatt hours) More info
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|1.4||0.3 km||Explosion - 6 Km NNE of Falls City, Oregon||USGS|
User reports for this quake (1)At magnitude 1.4, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people, but could be recorded instrumentally.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.