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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag has occurred near Gold Beach in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.8298333S, -126.4246667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) strikes 177 km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon (110 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: nc72702236. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72702236. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.99 km (14 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 07:42:07 / September 25, 2016 @ 7:42 am UTC/GMT. The 2.93-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:42:07 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -126.4246667 West, latitude 41.8298333 North, depth = 22.99 km.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 177 km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.4246667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.8298333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 22.99 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 177km WSW of Gold Beach, 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 07:42:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-28 02:39:04 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 0 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 132 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.682 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 282 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 nc72702236 Id of event.
Event Code 72702236 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72702236, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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