A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 162 km W of Port Orford, Oregon (101 miles) on Monday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:25:41 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ayhg. Id of event: us1000ayhg. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/10/17 / 2017-10-30 11:25:41 / October 30, 2017 @ 11:25 am. Exact location, longitude -126.4711° West, latitude 42.6349° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 162 km W of Port Orford, Oregon.
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