Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Explosion - 5 Km W of Merrill, Oregon, USA, on Wednesday, 17 February 2021 at 17:46 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
17 Feb 22:24 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 hours.
Date & time: 17 Feb 2021 17:46:16 UTC -
Depth: 1.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 42.0305°N / 121.67117°W (Oregon, United States)
Nearest volcano: Medicine Lake (51 km / 32 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (13 mi) SSE of Altamont (pop: 19,300) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (13 mi) ENE of Dorris (California) (pop: 907) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) SSE of Klamath Falls (pop: 21,400) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) ENE of Yreka (pop: 7,600) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) E of Ashland (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNE of Mt Shasta City (California) (pop: 3,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ESE of Medford (pop: 79,800) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) ESE of Central Point (pop: 18,000) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) ESE of Grants Pass (Josephine County) (pop: 37,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNE of Redding (California) (pop: 91,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
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|2.3||1.3 km||Explosion - 5 Km W of Merrill, Oregon, USA||USGS|
|2.3||1 km||OREGON, USA||EMSC|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.