A 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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