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Minor earthquake 3.02 mag, 3 km W of Yakima, Washington

Earthquake location 46.6031685S, -120.5498352WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.5498352° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.6031685° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km W of Yakima, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-14 00:11:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-14 00:17:42 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 2.35 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 140 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07775 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 87 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 uw61408296 Id of event.
Event Code 61408296 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61408296, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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