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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag was detected near Oregon

Earthquake location 44.372S, -129.178WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported Off the coast of Oregon (0 miles) on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -129.178 West, latitude 44.372 North, depth = 12 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/08/19 / 2019-08-16 15:23:23 / August 16, 2019 @ 3:23 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 12 km (7 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:23:23 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has been issued near Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: at00pwc5ez. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pwc5ez.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -129.178° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.372° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Off the coast of Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-16 15:23:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-16 15:28:28 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 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 1 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 449 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.499288 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 197.99998416 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00pwc5ez Id of event.
Event Code 00pwc5ez An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pwc5ez, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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