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Minor earthquake 3.68 mag, 7 km SSW of Athena, Oregon



Earthquake location 45.7476654S, -118.5183334WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.68 (mg/mb) has striked on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Athena in Oregon. The temblor was reported at 05:47:52 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 27.61 km (17 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-23 01:47:52 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -118.5183334 West, latitude 45.7476654 North, depth 27.61 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from Kennewick (c. 73 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pasco (c. 59 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Richland (c. 48 100 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Walla Walla (c. 31 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Hermiston (c. 16 700 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richland, Pasco, Kennewick.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.68 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -118.5183334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.7476654° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of Athena, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-23 13:47:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-23 13:52:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 automatic 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 208 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uw The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources uw A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2043 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 96 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw60949862 Id of event.
Event Code 60949862 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS uw60949862 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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