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Minor earthquake, 3.91 mag strikes near Waldport in Oregon



Earthquake location 44.4188347S, -124.8506699WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.8506699° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.4188347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km W of Waldport, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-15 14:48:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-15 14:59:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 automatic 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 236 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uw The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 87 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.7852 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.38 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 216 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 uw61271121 Id of event.
Event Code 61271121 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61271121, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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