A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 158 km W of Brookings, Oregon (98 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:50:51 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.37 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -126.1645 West, latitude 41.787 North, depth = 16.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006sj1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sj1. Global time and date of event 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 09:50:51 / September 25, 2016 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 158 km W of Brookings, Oregon.
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