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Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake - 285km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (USA) on Thursday, 5 September 2019

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 6.3 quake: 285km W of Bandon, Oregon (USA) on Thu, 29 Aug 15h07, which had occurred 7 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.9 earthquake  - 285km WNW of Bandon, Oregon (USA) on Thursday, 5 September 2019
Sep 5 15:23: Magnitude recalculated from 5.8 to 5.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 12.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 5 September 2019 15:02 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 2019-09-05 06:02:45 -09:00
Magnitude: 5.9
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 43.7127°N / 127.827°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: North Gorda Ridge (163 km)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1013 joules (12.4 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 10676 tons of TNT or 0.7 atomic bombs!) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by other agencies

TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 5 Sep 2019
Thu, 5 Sep 15:02 UTCM 5.6 / 10 kmOff Coast of Oregon (USA)GFZ
Thu, 5 Sep 15:02 UTCM 5.9 / 10 kmOff Coast Of Oregon (USA)EMSC
Thu, 5 Sep 15:02 UTCM 6.0 / 10 kmOff coast of Oregon, United States [Sea: United States] (USA)INGV
Thu, 5 Sep 15:02 UTCM 5.9 / 16.3 kmOff Coast of Oregon (USA)GeoAu
Thu, 5 Sep 15:02 UTCM 5.4 / 27 kmOff Coast of Oregon (USA)BMKG

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Klamath falls Or / not felt
Lancaster, California / not felt
688.4 km NNE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Silverton Oregon (427.4 km E of epicenter) [Map] / not felt: I didn't feel the shaking. I felt a tilt. I thought I lost my balance. Wierd feeling.
Juneau Alaska / Light shaking (MMI IV)
736.7 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III): I just stayed calmed and understand that earthquakes and the earth itself is going through a change and everything is good and no one is in any distress or anything else. (reported through our app)
1972.7 km E of epicenter [Map] / not felt(reported through our app)
Fairfield (777.9 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II): Felt 1 jolt, almost like a sudden tilt (?). About 10 min later another but like I tilted or shifted back (?).I lived in El Centro right before the big one, so I've experienced many quakes, this was odd. No shaking, just a shift or sudden tilt. Very odd.
Salem (408.5 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Our dogs outside water bowls splashed half empty from full, we did not feel personally. Dogs stired a bit. (reported through our app)
Bandon, Oregon / not felt
Lebec Californian / not felt: Not felt
1387.5 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt(reported through our app)
Bellingham, WA / not felt
391.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)(reported through our app)
Cathlamet Washington (94.8 km S of epicenter) [Map] / not felt
Russia. Sankt-Peterburg.not felt. / not felt: Был дома, не почувствовал и не ощущал, Всё тихо и спокойно. Большое Вам спасибо. Пожалуйста оставайтесь в безопасности, берегите Себя, Своих родных и близких людей. Да, геология рулит.))),!!!
1865.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)(reported through our app)
1351.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III): I sleep like a rock but it knocked things off my shelves. (reported through our app)
Edmonton (1506.9 km NE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II): I thought it was traffic but it was unusual then checked this app it's would explain the phoenomina (reported through our app)
749.7 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt: Didn't feel it. (reported through our app)
Cathlamet,wa / not felt
Vacaville (770.6 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Didn't feel it here. (reported through our app)
Shawnigan lake Vancouver Island British Columbia (630.7 km NNE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II): Made 5th wheel sway (reported through our app)
Brier / not felt
1446 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt: My seisometer picked it up. (reported through our app)

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