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Minor earthquake, 3.14 mag was detected near Goldendale in Washington

Earthquake location 46.1506653S, -120.7115021WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.14 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Goldendale in Washington. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.87 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:00:05 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -120.7115021 West, latitude 46.1506653 North, depth = 2.87 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61342821. Id of event: uw61342821. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/10/17 / 2017-10-17 16:00:05 / October 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hood River, Prosser, The Dalles (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Sunnyside (c. 15 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from The Dalles (c. 13 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Grandview (c. 10 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 37 km NNE of Goldendale, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.14 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.7115021° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.1506653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km NNE of Goldendale, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-17 16:00:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-17 16:12:52 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 152 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 63 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3202 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 uw61342821 Id of event.
Event Code 61342821 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61342821, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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