A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Lakeland South in Washington. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.3144989 West, latitude 47.293499 North, depth = 3.28 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/06/16 / 2016-06-24 08:38:34 / June 24, 2016 @ 8:38 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 3.28 km (2 miles). The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:38:34 / 1:38 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61157732. Unique identifier: uw61157732.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Everett, Mukilteo, Woods Creek (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 2 km NW of Lakeland South, Washington.
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