A minor earthquake magnitude 3.94 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Morton in Washington. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.0543365 West, latitude 46.2563324 North, depth = 9.95 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: uw61362346. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61362346, us1000bz9p. The 3.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:36:25 / 12:36 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.95 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/18 / 2018-01-03 08:36:25 / January 3, 2018 @ 8:36 am.
Event epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Salmon Creek (c. 19 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Orchards (c. 19 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hazel Dell (c. 19 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gresham, Yelm, Centralia (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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