A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 205 km W of Bandon, Oregon (127 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -126.914 West, latitude 43.3706 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has been issued near Bandon in Oregon (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 07:10:29 / December 29, 2020 @ 7:10 am. The temblor was reported at 07:10:29 / 7:10 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qm3alf, us6000d3xn. Id of event: us6000d3xn.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 205 km W of Bandon, Oregon.
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