A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Morton in Washington. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/15 / 2015-09-03 22:29:21 / September 3, 2015 @ 10:29 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61074446. Id of event: uw61074446. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.812 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.2675 West, latitude 46.3571667 North, depth = 11.812 km. The temblor was detected at 15:29:21 / 3:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Orchards, Felida, Five Corners. Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Graham (c. 23 500 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Salmon Creek (c. 19 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Orchards (c. 19 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Five Corners (c. 18 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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