A 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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