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Minor earthquake, 3.01 mag has occurred near Selah in Washington



Earthquake location 46.6310005S, -120.5305023WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Selah in Washington on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/16 / 2016-04-20 23:08:20 / April 20, 2016 @ 11:08 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -120.5305023° West, latitude 46.6310005° North, depth = 1.32 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.32 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: uw61128842. Event ids that are associated: uw61128842. The temblor was detected at 16:08:20 / 4:08 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Prosser, Grandview, Sunnyside (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 4 km (2 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Ellensburg (c. 18 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Sunnyside (c. 15 900 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Grandview (c. 10 900 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 2 km S of Selah, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.5305023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.6310005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km S of Selah, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-20 23:08:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-20 23:15:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 2.39 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 139 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1682 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 uw61128842 Id of event.
Event Code 61128842 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61128842, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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