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Minor earthquake 3.25 mag, 30 km ENE of Amboy, Washington

Earthquake location 46.0541649S, -122.1111679WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Amboy in Washington. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.73 km (7 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61379272. Id of event: uw61379272. Exact location of event, longitude -122.1111679 West, latitude 46.0541649 North, depth = 11.73 km. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:08:28 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/18 / 2018-05-28 02:08:28 / May 28, 2018 @ 2:08 am.

Earthquake epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bethany (c. 20 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oak Grove, Rockcreek, Raleigh Hills (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km ENE of Amboy, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.25 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1111679° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.0541649° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 11.73 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km ENE of Amboy, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-28 02:08:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-28 02:19:58 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.51 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 165 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07732 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 70 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 uw61379272 Id of event.
Event Code 61379272 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61379272, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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