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Moderate earthquake, 5.9 mag was detected near Bandon in Oregon

Earthquake location 43.72S, -127.8397WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 285 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (177 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/19 / 2019-09-05 15:02:45 / September 5, 2019 @ 3:02 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:45 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -127.8397° West, 43.72° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bandon in Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70005cba. Ids that are associated to the event: at00pxd5sn, us70005cba. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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: 285 km WNW of Bandon, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -127.8397° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 43.72° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 285km WNW of Bandon, 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 15:02:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-05 15:27:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -540 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 0 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 537 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,at,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.695 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70005cba Id of event.
Event Code 70005cba An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,at00pxd5sn,us70005cba, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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