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Minor earthquake: M3.08 quake has struck near Mabton in Washington

Earthquake location 45.9213333S, -120.1480026WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.08 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Mabton in Washington on Sunday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 03:31:01 / February 19, 2018 @ 3:31 am. Exact location of earthquake, -120.1480026° West, 45.9213333° North, depth 16.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.37 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:31:01 / 7:31 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61349942. Unique identifier: uw61349942.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richland, Union Gap, West Richland (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Richland (c. 48 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hermiston (c. 16 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Sunnyside (c. 15 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from West Richland (c. 11 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Grandview (c. 10 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SSW of Mabton, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.08 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.1480026° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.9213333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSW of Mabton, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-19 03:31:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-19 03:34:04 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 146 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.0212 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 108 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 uw61349942 Id of event.
Event Code 61349942 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61349942, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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