A minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Three Lakes in Washington. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:18:29 / 1:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.9178314 West, latitude 48.0009995 North, depth = 15.55 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/07/16 / 2016-07-01 20:18:29 / July 1, 2016 @ 8:18 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.55 km (10 miles). Unique identifier: uw61176216. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61176216.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lea Hill, Anacortes, Lake Morton-Berrydale (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 9 km NE of Three Lakes, Washington.
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