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Light earthquake: M4.64 quake has struck near Gold Beach in Oregon



Earthquake location 41.9555S, -126.0401667WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.64 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 142 km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon (88 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -126.0401667 West, latitude 41.9555 North, depth = 23.43 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.43 km (15 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:59:34 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/08/17 / 2017-08-10 18:59:34 / August 10, 2017 @ 6:59 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: nc72865926. Ids that are associated to the event: nc72865926.

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 142 km WSW of Gold Beach, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.64 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.0401667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9555° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.43 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 142km 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 2017-08-10 18:59:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-10 22:50:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 333 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.375 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 274 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nc72865926 Id of event.
Event Code 72865926 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc72865926, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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