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Minor earthquake, 2.88000011 mag strikes near Tampico in Washington

Earthquake location 46.64966583252S, -120.9126663208WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88000011 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Tampico in Washington. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.63999998569489 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uw61706181. Event ids that are associated: uw61706181. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/20 / 2020-12-20 02:10:10 / December 20, 2020 @ 2:10 am. Exact location of event, depth -0.63999998569489 km, -120.9126663208° West, 46.64966583252° North. The temblor was detected at 02:10:10 / 2:10 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toppenish, Ellensburg, Terrace Heights (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Yakima (c. 91 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ellensburg (c. 18 200 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from West Valley (c. 12 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Toppenish (c. 8 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Selah (c. 7 100 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km NNW of Tampico, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88000011 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -120.9126663208° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 46.64966583252° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.63999998569489 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13 km NNW of Tampico, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-20 02:10:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-20 02:13:15 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 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 128 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 34 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 0.280000001 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 uw61706181 Id of event.
Event Code 61706181 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61706181, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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