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Moderate earthquake, 5.8 mag has occurred near Oregon

Earthquake location 43.839S, -127.999WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, Off the coast of Oregon (0 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00pxd5sn. Event ids that are associated: at00pxd5sn. Global time and date of event 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 15:02:47 / September 5, 2019 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -127.999 West, latitude 43.839 North, depth = 12 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:47 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: Off the coast of Oregon.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -127.999° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.839° 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 2019-09-05 15:02:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-05 15:07:25 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 518 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 80 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.980785 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 179.9999856 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 at00pxd5sn Id of event.
Event Code 00pxd5sn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pxd5sn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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