A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) was reported 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Yakima in Washington on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -120.5498352° West, 46.6031685° North, depth 16.8 km. Unique identifier: uw61408296. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61408296. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.8 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.02-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:11:05 / 4:11 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/18 / 2018-07-14 00:11:05 / July 14, 2018 @ 12:11 am.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Prosser, Grandview, Sunnyside. The epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ellensburg (c. 18 200 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Sunnyside (c. 15 900 pop), 4 km (3 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Grandview (c. 10 900 pop).
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 ten 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 3 km W of Yakima, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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