A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Kingston in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 22:26:17 / 10:26 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uw61092202. Event ids that are associated: uw61092202. The epicenter was at a depth of 19.22 km (12 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -122.4741669° West, 47.8481674° North, depth 19.22 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/15 / 2015-11-20 06:26:17 / November 20, 2015 @ 6:26 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Port Angeles, Parkland, Summit (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NNE of Kingston, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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