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Minor earthquake 3.34 mag, 33 km SE of Morton, Washington

Earthquake location 46.3103333S, -122.0289993WA 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.

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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.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.0289993° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.3103333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km SE of Morton, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-09 09:50:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-09 09:57:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 2.89 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 172 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09945 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 uw61238371 Id of event.
Event Code 61238371 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61238371, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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