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Minor earthquake, 2.92 mag strikes near Tonasket in Washington



Earthquake location 48.5886667S, -119.585WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 km SW of Tonasket, Washington (10 miles). Global time and date of event 09/07/17 / 2017-07-09 16:03:42 / July 9, 2017 @ 4:03 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.12 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uw61280627. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61280627. Exact location of event, longitude -119.585 West, latitude 48.5886667 North, depth = 0.12 km. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:03:42 / 8:03 am (local time epicenter).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 16 km SW of Tonasket, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.92 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -119.585° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.5886667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW of Tonasket, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-09 16:03:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-09 16:23:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 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 135 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 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.6169 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 133 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 uw61280627 Id of event.
Event Code 61280627 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61280627, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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