A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Morton in Washington on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.0289993 West, latitude 46.3103333 North, depth = 6.39 km. Global time and date of event 09/12/16 / 2016-12-09 09:50:29 / December 9, 2016 @ 9:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.39 km (4 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:50:29 / 1:50 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61238371. Unique identifier: uw61238371.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Five Corners (c. 18 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Battle Ground (c. 17 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Saint Helens (c. 12 900 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Kelso (c. 11 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barberton, Five Corners, Chehalis (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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel it?
Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 33 km SE of Morton, Washington.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.