Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake 4.12 mag, 33 km NE of Quinault Census Designated Place, Washington

Earthquake location 47.700833333333S, -123.54283333333WA light earthquake magnitude 4.12 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Quinault Census Designated Place in Washington. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/18 / 2018-11-19 11:09:13 / November 19, 2018 @ 11:09 am. Exact location of event, depth 33.65 km, -123.54283333333° West, 47.700833333333° North. Unique identifier: uw61504942. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61504942, us1000htva. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 33.65 km (21 miles). The 4.12-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:09:13 / 3:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Shoreline (c. 53 000 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Edmonds (c. 39 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bremerton (c. 37 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was White Center, Seattle, University Place (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

Did you feel anything?

What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 33 km NE of Quinault Census Designated Place, Washington.

Copyright © 2018 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.12 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.54283333333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.700833333333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 33km NE of Quinault Census Designated Place, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-19 11:09:13 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-19 11:31:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.67 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 269 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 13 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 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 69 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 uw61504942 Id of event.
Event Code 61504942 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61504942,us1000htva, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply