A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Brookings in Oregon. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/18 / 2018-10-01 00:31:15 / October 1, 2018 @ 12:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.22 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uw61424827. Event ids that are associated: uw61424827. The temblor was picked up at 16:31:15 / 4:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -124.2715° West, latitude 42.0223333° North, depth = 16.22 km.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 30 km (19 miles) from Crescent City (c. 7 600 pop), 4 km (2 miles) from Brookings (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Crescent City, Brookings (min 5000 pop).
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km SSE of Brookings, Oregon. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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