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Minor earthquake: M2.94 quake has struck near Sudden Valley in Washington



Earthquake location 48.7630005S, -122.3096695WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.3096695° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.7630005° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km NNE of Sudden Valley, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-07 06:50:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-07 06:53:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 133 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2712 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 uw61205071 Id of event.
Event Code 61205071 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61205071, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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