A minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Three Lakes in Washington on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/16 / 2016-07-01 20:32:58 / July 1, 2016 @ 8:32 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:32:58 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.3 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61176236. Unique identifier: uw61176236. Exact location of event, longitude -121.913002 West, latitude 47.9908333 North, depth = 7.3 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lea Hill, Lake Morton-Berrydale, East Port Orchard.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km NE of Three Lakes, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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