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Minor earthquake, 3.0999999 mag was detected near Goldendale in Washington

Earthquake location 45.86249923706S, -120.29900360107WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.0999999 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Goldendale in Washington. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.010000228882 km (9 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:50:23 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 07:50:23 / May 10, 2020 @ 7:50 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61623696. Id of event: uw61623696. Exact location of earthquake, -120.29900360107° West, 45.86249923706° North, depth 15.010000228882 km.

The epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Hermiston (c. 16 700 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Sunnyside (c. 15 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from The Dalles (c. 13 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Grandview (c. 10 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Toppenish (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Union Gap, Hermiston, The Dalles (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km E of Goldendale, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.0999999 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.29900360107° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.86249923706° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.010000228882 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km E of Goldendale, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-05-10 07:50:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-05-10 07:55:24 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 2.27 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 148 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 44 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 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 uw61623696 Id of event.
Event Code 61623696 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61623696, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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