A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Mirrormont in Washington. The temblor was detected at 11:09:20 / 11:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -121.9823303 West, latitude 47.4720001 North, depth = 19.75 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.75 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 02/10/16 / 2016-10-02 18:09:20 / October 2, 2016 @ 6:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: uw61201467. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61201467.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tanglewilde-Thompson Place, Yelm, Tulalip. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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