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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag was detected near Mirrormont in Washington

Earthquake location 47.4720001S, -121.9823303WA 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km NE of Mirrormont, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9823303° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.4720001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.75 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Mirrormont, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-02 18:09:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-02 18:16:15 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.24 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 67 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1306 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 uw61201467 Id of event.
Event Code 61201467 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61201467, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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