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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag has occurred near Cathlamet in Washington

Earthquake location 46.3955S, -123.2906667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cathlamet in Washington. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.34 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 07:25:54 / May 25, 2018 @ 7:25 am. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:25:54 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -123.2906667° West, 46.3955° North, depth 16.34 km. Unique identifier: uw61392776. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61392776.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Scappoose, Olympia, Aberdeen (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 77 km (48 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tumwater (c. 17 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Aberdeen (c. 16 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Centralia (c. 16 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNE of Cathlamet, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.2906667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.3955° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 16.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of Cathlamet, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-25 07:25:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-25 15:05:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 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 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 135 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 43 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08999 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 uw61392776 Id of event.
Event Code 61392776 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61392776, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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