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Minor earthquake, 3.48 mag strikes near Cle Elum in Washington

Earthquake location 47.0691667S, -120.9881667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Cle Elum in Washington on Sunday. Event id: uw61252706. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008mik, uw61252706. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/17 / 2017-02-26 13:59:18 / February 26, 2017 @ 1:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.81 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -120.9881667 West, latitude 47.0691667 North, depth = 4.81 km. The temblor was reported at 05:59:18 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Snoqualmie, Enumclaw, North Bend (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Wenatchee (c. 31 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Ellensburg (c. 18 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from East Wenatchee (c. 13 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 18 km S of Cle Elum, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.9881667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.0691667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km S of Cle Elum, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-26 13:59:18 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-26 14:23:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 10 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.61 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 190 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 ,us,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1064 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61252706 Id of event.
Event Code 61252706 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008mik,uw61252706, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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