A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 260 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (162 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/08/18 / 2018-08-22 13:20:03 / August 22, 2018 @ 1:20 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:20:03 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -127.5359° West, 43.6605° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000gfby. Id of event: us1000gfby. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 260 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon.
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