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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 52 km WNW of Florence, Oregon



Earthquake location 44.2056S, -124.6819WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Florence in Oregon. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:48:28 / 12:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -124.6819° West, latitude 44.2056° North, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d3fy. Event ids that are associated: uw61372051, us1000d3fy. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/18 / 2018-03-09 08:48:28 / March 9, 2018 @ 8:48 am UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Newport (c. 10 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Florence (c. 8 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Newport, Florence (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km WNW of Florence, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.6819° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.2056° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52km WNW of Florence, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-09 08:48:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-25 08:44:41 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 121 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 ,uw,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 0.434 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 148 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 us1000d3fy Id of event.
Event Code 1000d3fy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61372051,us1000d3fy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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