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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 115 km WSW of Brookings, Oregon

Earthquake location 41.7359S, -125.6044WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 115 km WSW of Brookings, Oregon (71 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -125.6044 West, latitude 41.7359 North, depth = 7.22 km. Unique identifier: us7000cg8h. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61691597, us7000cg8h. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/11/20 / 2020-11-17 00:20:09 / November 17, 2020 @ 12:20 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.22 km (4 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:20:09 / 12:20 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 115 km WSW of Brookings, Oregon.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -125.6044° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.7359° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.22 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 115 km WSW of Brookings, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-17 00:20:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-28 22:44:06 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0 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 121 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 ,uw,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 1.289 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 252 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000cg8h Id of event.
Event Code 7000cg8h An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61691597,us7000cg8h, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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