A minor earthquake magnitude 3.91 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Waldport in Oregon on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 06:48:33 / 6:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -124.8506699° West, 44.4188347° North, depth 28.41 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 14:48:33 / April 15, 2017 @ 2:48 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uw61271121. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61271121. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 28.41 km (18 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Newport (c. 10 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Florence (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Florence, Newport.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 62 km W of Waldport, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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