A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 283 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (176 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:36 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000acc0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000acc0. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/08/17 / 2017-08-27 22:32:36 / August 27, 2017 @ 10:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -127.8009° West, 43.7688° North.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 283 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon.
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