A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 191 km WSW of Port Orford, Oregon (119 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: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 15:43:57 / January 10, 2017 @ 3:43 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -126.7594 West, latitude 42.3282 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vkw. Unique identifier: us10007vkw. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:43:57 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 191 km WSW of Port Orford, Oregon.
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