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Minor earthquake, 3.27 mag strikes near Brookings in OR

Earthquake location 41.796833S, -124.9485016WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.27 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Brookings in OR. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.86 km (2 miles). Exact location, longitude -124.9485016° West, latitude 41.796833° North, depth = 3.86 km. Global time and date of event 24/07/18 / 2018-07-24 17:22:57 / July 24, 2018 @ 5:22 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.27-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:22:57 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: nc73054801. Ids that are associated to the event: nc73054801.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crescent City, Brookings (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Brookings (c. 6 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 62 km WSW of Brookings, OR.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.27 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -124.9485016° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.796833° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.86 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 62km WSW of Brookings, OR Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-24 17:22:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-24 17:43:02 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 automatic 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 165 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nc The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nc, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.8018 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 291 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 nc73054801 Id of event.
Event Code 73054801 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nc73054801, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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