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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag was detected near Waterville in Washington



Earthquake location 47.699501S, -120.018837WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Waterville in Washington on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.018837 West, latitude 47.699501 North, depth = 0.55 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 08:39:34 / August 8, 2017 @ 8:39 am. The temblor was reported at 00:39:34 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 0.55 km (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61290507. Unique identifier: uw61290507.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ephrata, Quincy, Wenatchee (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Wenatchee (c. 31 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from East Wenatchee (c. 13 200 pop), 36 km (23 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).

Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 7 km NE of Waterville, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.018837° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.699501° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.55 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NE 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 2017-08-08 08:39:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-08-08 08:43:07 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 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 123 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 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04302 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.04 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 md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61290507 Id of event.
Event Code 61290507 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61290507, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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