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Minor earthquake 3.29 mag, 13 km SSW of Morton, Washington



Earthquake location 46.448S, -122.3436667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Morton in Washington on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.3436667 West, latitude 46.448 North, depth = 11.38 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.38 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:43:19 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 23:43:19 / March 14, 2017 @ 11:43 pm. Id of earthquake: uw61257321. Event ids that are associated: uw61257321.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bonney Lake, Lakewood, Midland (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from South Hill (c. 52 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 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 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km SSW of Morton, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3436667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.448° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SSW 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 2017-03-14 23:43:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-15 00:01:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.73 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 reviewed 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 169 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 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1547 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 121 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61257321 Id of event.
Event Code 61257321 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61257321, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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