Thursday, March 18, 2010

Earthquake: 4.0Mb - OFF COAST OF OREGON

Globe with Earthquake Location

Preliminary Earthquake Report
Magnitude 4.0 Mb
Date-Time
  • 18 Mar 2010 07:16:22 UTC
  • 17 Mar 2010 22:16:22 near epicenter
  • 17 Mar 2010 23:16:22 standard time in your timezone
Location 44.212N 129.601W
Depth 10 km
Distances
  • 435 km (270 miles) WNW (288 degrees) of Bandon, OR
  • 436 km (271 miles) WNW (285 degrees) of Barview, OR
  • 438 km (272 miles) W (270 degrees) of Yachats, OR
  • 517 km (321 miles) NW (304 degrees) of Crescent City, CA
  • 567 km (353 miles) WSW (258 degrees) of Portland, OR
Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 34.2 km; Vertical
Parameters Nph = 26; Dmin = 539.9 km; Rmss = 1.73 seconds; Gp = 280°
M-type = Mb; Version = 6
Event ID US 2010tzar
For updates, maps, and technical information, see: Event Page or USGS Earthquake Hazards Program
National Earthquake Information Center U.S. Geological Survey http://neic.usgs.gov/
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