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Minor earthquake, 3.16000009 mag has occurred near Yacolt in Washington

Earthquake location 45.963665008545S, -122.07382965088WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.16000009 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Yacolt in Washington on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/11/20 / 2020-11-12 20:49:44 / November 12, 2020 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61701151. Unique identifier: uw61701151. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.1199998855591 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -122.07382965088° West, latitude 45.963665008545° North, depth = 9.1199998855591 km. The temblor was detected at 20:49:44 / 8:49 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Beaverton (c. 89 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Tigard (c. 48 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tigard, Oregon City, West Linn (min 5000 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 27 km ENE of Yacolt, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.16000009 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.07382965088° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.963665008545° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.1199998855591 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km ENE of Yacolt, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-12 20:49:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-12 20:54:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 154 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 76 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 0.150000006 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 uw61701151 Id of event.
Event Code 61701151 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61701151, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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