A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Toppenish in Washington. Id of earthquake: uw61436236. Event ids that are associated: uw61436236. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/18 / 2018-10-09 22:34:00 / October 9, 2018 @ 10:34 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.53 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.4206667 West, latitude 46.1031667 North, depth = 17.53 km. The temblor was picked up at 14:34:00 / 2:34 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Selah, West Valley, Terrace Heights. Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Sunnyside (c. 15 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Grandview (c. 10 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Toppenish (c. 8 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km SSW of Toppenish, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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