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Minor earthquake, 2.81 mag strikes near Warm Beach in Washington

Earthquake location 48.1936684S, -122.3775024WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.81 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Warm Beach in Washington. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/15 / 2015-11-30 18:36:24 / November 30, 2015 @ 6:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -122.3775024° West, 48.1936684° North, depth 14.49 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 14.49 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:36:24 / 10:36 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61094672. Id of event: uw61094672.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was East Port Orchard, Parkwood, White Center (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Bellingham (c. 80 900 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Marysville (c. 60 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NNW of Warm Beach, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.81 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3775024° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.1936684° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NNW of Warm Beach, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-30 18:36:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-30 18:40:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 121 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 41 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1958 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 uw61094672 Id of event.
Event Code 61094672 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61094672, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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