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Minor earthquake, 3.23 mag strikes near Waterville in Washington



Earthquake location 47.6988335S, -120.0221634WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Waterville in Washington. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61284707. Unique identifier: uw61284707. Global time and date of event 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 19:53:16 / July 24, 2017 @ 7:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -120.0221634° West, latitude 47.6988335° North, depth = 1.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.27 km (1 miles). The 3.23-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:53:16 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ephrata, Quincy, Wenatchee (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 37 km (23 miles) from Wenatchee (c. 31 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from East Wenatchee (c. 13 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from East Wenatchee Bench (c. 8 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Ephrata (c. 7 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Quincy (c. 6 800 pop).

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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Waterville, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.23 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.0221634° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.6988335° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.27 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNE of Waterville, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-24 19:53:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-24 20:01:28 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 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 161 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04526 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 uw61284707 Id of event.
Event Code 61284707 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61284707, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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