A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Waldport in Oregon. The temblor was reported at 14:21:58 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.9796677 West, latitude 44.2631683 North, depth = 25.07 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.07 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 22:21:58 / September 26, 2017 @ 10:21 pm. Unique identifier: uw61311237. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61311237, us2000av5f.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Eugene, Corvallis, Junction City (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Eugene (c. 156 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Corvallis (c. 54 500 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Newport (c. 10 000 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Florence (c. 8 500 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Junction City (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 19 km SSE of Waldport, Oregon.
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