A 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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