A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Sudden Valley in Washington. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13.64 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.3096695 West, latitude 48.7630005 North, depth = 13.64 km. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:50:25 / 11:50 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uw61205071. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61205071. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/09/16 / 2016-09-07 06:50:25 / September 7, 2016 @ 6:50 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tulalip, Richmond, Anmore. Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Burnaby (c. 202 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Richmond (c. 182 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Abbotsford (c. 151 700 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 5 km NNE of Sudden Valley, Washington.
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