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Minor earthquake 2.83999991 mag, 13 km ESE of Venersborg, Washington

Earthquake location 45.742168426514S, -122.25399780273WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83999991 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Venersborg in Washington. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.3099999427795 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 05:29:23 / February 8, 2021 @ 5:29 am. The 2.83999991-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:23 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 6.3099999427795 km, -122.25399780273° West, 45.742168426514° North. Event id: uw61712466. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61712466.

Epicenter of the event was 41 km (25 miles) from Portland (c. 583 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Vancouver (c. 161 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Gresham (c. 105 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Hillsboro (c. 91 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Beaverton (c. 89 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Newberg, Forest Grove, West Side Highway. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83999991 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.25399780273° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 45.742168426514° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.3099999427795 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km ESE of Venersborg, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-08 05:29:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-08 06:14:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 reviewed 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 124 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 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2227 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.180000007 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 250 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 uw61712466 Id of event.
Event Code 61712466 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61712466, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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