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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Brookings in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.8519S, -126.063WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 149 km W of Brookings, Oregon (93 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Brookings in Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00oe1nb3. Ids that are associated to the event: at00oe1nb3. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:01:51 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -126.063° West, latitude 41.8519° North, depth = 11 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 05:01:51 / September 25, 2016 @ 5:01 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 149 km W of Brookings, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.063° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8519° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 149km W of Brookings, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-25 05:01:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-25 05:05:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status REVIEWED Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 1 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 62 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.41305 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 208.799983296 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00oe1nb3 Id of event.
Event Code 00oe1nb3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00oe1nb3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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