A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Eatonville in Washington. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/08/15 / 2015-08-24 14:33:44 / August 24, 2015 @ 2:33 pm. Id of earthquake: uw61057477. Event ids that are associated: uw61057477. The temblor was picked up at 07:33:44 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.67 km (8 miles). Exact location, longitude -122.1888351° West, latitude 46.7583351° North, depth = 12.67 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was SeaTac, Klahanie, Fairwood (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km SSE of Eatonville, Washington.
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