A minor earthquake magnitude 3.34 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake in Washington. Exact location of event, longitude -122.7570038 West, latitude 47.5374985 North, depth = 17.16 km. The 3.34-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:27:22 / 9:27 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.16 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: uw61127051. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61127051, us10004req. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 17:27:22 / February 20, 2016 @ 5:27 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Port Angeles, Woods Creek, Lake Stevens. Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 39 km (25 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km SW of Erlands Point-Kitsap Lake, Washington.
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