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Minor earthquake: M3 quake strikes near Redmond in Washington

Earthquake location 47.7033348S, -122.1500015WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (mg/mb) has striked on Thursday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Redmond in Washington. The temblor was reported at 09:37:05 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 4.03 km (3 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-29 05:37:05 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -122.1500015 West, latitude 47.7033348 North, depth 4.03 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was DuPont, Oak Harbor, Elk Plain.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.1500015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.7033348° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km NNW of Redmond, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-29 17:37:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-29 17:41:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 139 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 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1549 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 uw60951447 Id of event.
Event Code 60951447 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS uw60951447 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.


  1. Hillary

    Felt this in South Rose Hill in Kirkland. Was sitting in a chair and the house started bouncing. All the glasses in our china hutch started clinking together! Hope we do not have another one!

  2. Chris Hansen

    Woke me up this morning, fell back asleep. I wasn’t sure if it was an actual earthquake or if I imagined it and fell back asleep. I live in Redmond.

  3. craig p rieland

    Felt my chair moving & my monitor was rocking ?

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