A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Umatilla in Oregon on Wednesday. Event id: uw61343201. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61343201. Exact location of event, depth -0.3 km, -119.2978363° West, 45.9111671° North. The temblor was reported at 12:21:08 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/17 / 2017-10-18 20:21:08 / October 18, 2017 @ 8:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of -0.3 km (-0 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Kennewick (c. 73 900 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Pasco (c. 59 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Richland (c. 48 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Walla Walla (c. 31 700 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Hermiston (c. 16 700 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Walla Walla, College Place, Sunnyside (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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