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Minor earthquake, 3.46 mag strikes near Warrenton in Oregon



Earthquake location 46.2126656S, -123.970665WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.46 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Warrenton in Oregon on Wednesday. The 3.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:52:19 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.57 km (25 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 14:52:19 / November 2, 2016 @ 2:52 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -123.970665 West, latitude 46.2126656 North, depth = 40.57 km. Unique identifier: uw61227486. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61227486.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kelso, West Side Highway, Longview (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kelso (c. 11 900 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Astoria (c. 9 500 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Seaside (c. 6 500 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from West Side Highway (c. 5 500 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 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NW of Warrenton, Oregon.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.46 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.970665° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.2126656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Warrenton, Oregon Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-02 14:52:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-02 14:55:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 184 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1913 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 190 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 uw61227486 Id of event.
Event Code 61227486 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61227486, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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