A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Morton in Washington. Id of earthquake: uw61084992. Event ids that are associated: uw61084992. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 04:35:40 / October 29, 2015 @ 4:35 am. Exact location, longitude -122.3198318° West, latitude 46.4893341° North, depth = 19.71 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.71 km (12 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:35:40 / 9:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from South Hill (c. 52 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Puyallup (c. 37 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sumner, Waller, Saint Helens (min 5000 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km SSW of Morton, Washington.
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