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Minor earthquake: M3.5 quake has struck near Bandon in Oregon



Earthquake location 43.4242S, -126.6359WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 183 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (114 miles). Global time and date of event 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 08:02:02 / September 3, 2017 @ 8:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -126.6359° West, 43.4242° North. Event id: us2000aexj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aexj. The temblor was reported at 00:02:02 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 183 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -126.6359° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.4242° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 183km WNW of Bandon, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-03 08:02:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 08:19:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 188 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.772 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 192 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 us2000aexj Id of event.
Event Code 2000aexj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aexj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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