A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 152 km W of Bandon, Oregon (94 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/16 / 2016-01-23 18:05:40 / January 23, 2016 @ 6:05 pm. Exact location of event, depth 28.47 km, -126.2802° West, 43.1725° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28.47 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:05:40 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gmw. Unique identifier: us10004gmw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 152 km W of Bandon, Oregon.
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