A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 151 km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon (94 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -126.1106 West, latitude 41.8666 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Gold Beach in Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:01:50 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 05:01:50 / September 25, 2016 @ 5:01 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: at00oe1nb3, us10006shx. Unique identifier: us10006shx.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.
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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: 151 km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon.
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