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Minor earthquake 3.2 mag, 8 km SSW of Morton, Washington



Earthquake location 46.4893341S, -122.3198318WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Morton in Washington. Id of earthquake: uw61084992. Event ids that are associated: uw61084992. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 04:35:40 / October 29, 2015 @ 4:35 am. Exact location, longitude -122.3198318° West, latitude 46.4893341° North, depth = 19.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.71 km (12 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:35:40 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from South Hill (c. 52 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puyallup (c. 37 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumner, Waller, Saint Helens (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km SSW of Morton, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3198318° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.4893341° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.71 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km SSW of Morton, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-29 04:35:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-29 04:40:22 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 158 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08959 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 uw61084992 Id of event.
Event Code 61084992 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61084992, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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