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Minor earthquake 3.21 mag, 14 km WNW of Ault Field, Washington



Earthquake location 48.3995018S, -122.8463364WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Ault Field in Washington. Unique identifier: uw61123512. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61123512. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.11 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 05/04/16 / 2016-04-05 18:06:36 / April 5, 2016 @ 6:06 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.21-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:06:36 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -122.8463364 West, latitude 48.3995018 North, depth = 50.11 km.

Nearby country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Langley, Mountlake Terrace, North Cowichan. Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Langley (c. 93 700 pop).

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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km WNW of Ault Field, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.8463364° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.3995018° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 50.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km WNW of Ault Field, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-05 18:06:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-05 18:10:56 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 2.2 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 159 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 70 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2799 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 30 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 uw61123512 Id of event.
Event Code 61123512 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61123512, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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