A minor earthquake magnitude 3.62 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Packwood in Washington on Sunday. The 3.62-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:31:10 / 12:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/19 / 2019-12-01 20:31:10 / December 1, 2019 @ 8:31 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.4 km (-0 miles). Exact location of event, depth -0.4 km, -121.4105° West, 46.5305° North. Event id: uw61562371. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61562371.
Epicenter of the event was 70 km (43 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Ellensburg (c. 18 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Selah (c. 7 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Terrace Heights (c. 6 900 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Union Gap (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ellensburg, Terrace Heights, Union Gap. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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