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Minor earthquake, 2.94000006 mag strikes near Entiat in Washington

Earthquake location 47.720832824707S, -120.32583618164WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Entiat in Washington on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.420000076294 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -120.32583618164° West, latitude 47.720832824707° North, depth = 10.420000076294 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/04/20 / 2020-04-15 13:59:37 / April 15, 2020 @ 1:59 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 05:59:37 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61606941. Event ids that are associated: uw61606941.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ephrata, Quincy, East Wenatchee. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Wenatchee (c. 31 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from East Wenatchee (c. 13 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from East Wenatchee Bench (c. 8 900 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Ephrata (c. 7 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Quincy (c. 6 800 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WNW of Entiat, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94000006 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.32583618164° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.720832824707° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.420000076294 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WNW of Entiat, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-15 13:59:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-15 14:03:44 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 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 133 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 10 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.0500000007 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 uw61606941 Id of event.
Event Code 61606941 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61606941, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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