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Minor earthquake, 2.85 mag was detected near Mirrormont in Washington



Earthquake location 47.4998322S, -121.9821701WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.85 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Mirrormont in Washington. Exact location of event, depth 3.12 km, -121.9821701° West, 47.4998322° North. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61130802. Unique identifier: uw61130802. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 19:54:44 / April 26, 2016 @ 7:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.12 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 12:54:44 / 12:54 pm (local time epicenter).

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 Tulalip, DuPont, Marysville. Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km NNE of Mirrormont, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.85 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9821701° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.4998322° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km NNE of Mirrormont, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-26 19:54:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-26 20:02:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 125 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 37 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1428 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 uw61130802 Id of event.
Event Code 61130802 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61130802, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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