A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94000006 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Goldendale in Washington on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 15.420000076294 km, -120.30133056641° West, 45.863998413086° North. Id of earthquake: uw61624591. Event ids that are associated: uw61624591. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 22:20:43 / May 12, 2020 @ 10:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.420000076294 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:20:43 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event 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 (35 miles) from Toppenish (c. 8 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hermiston, Union Gap, The Dalles (min 5000 pop). Nearby 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km E of Goldendale, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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