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Strong earthquake strikes off the coast of Oregon, no tsunami warning issued

Strong earthquake strikes off the coast of Oregon, no tsunami warning issued

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Strong, magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Oregon today, according to the United States Geological Survey. The epicenter of the earthquake was 177 miles offshore from the coastal town of Bandon, but the shaking was widely felt on land. There was no reports on damage or injury resulting from the quake, and no tsunami warning was issued so far.

Preliminary Earthquake Report

Magnitude 6.3

Date-Time • 29 Aug 2019 15:07:58 UTC

• 29 Aug 2019 06:07:58 near epicenter

Location 43.567N 127.865W

Depth 5 km

Distances • 284.6 km (176.5 mi) W of Bandon, Oregon
• 295.9 km (183.5 mi) W of Coos Bay, Oregon
• 327.4 km (203.0 mi) WSW of Newport, Oregon
• 368.5 km (228.5 mi) W of Roseburg, Oregon
• 414.8 km (257.2 mi) WSW of Salem, Oregon

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 6.9 km; Vertical 3.5 km

Parameters Nph = 175; Dmin = 297.1 km; Rmss = 1.26 seconds; Gp = 88°


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