A 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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