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Minor earthquake: M3.05 quake has struck near Fall City in Washington

Earthquake location 47.5415001S, -121.9431686WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Fall City in Washington on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 10:17:05 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Event id: uw61224716. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61224716. Exact location, longitude -121.9431686° West, latitude 47.5415001° North, depth = 20.57 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.57 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/10/16 / 2016-10-22 17:17:05 / October 22, 2016 @ 5:17 pm UTC/GMT.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arlington, DuPont, Fort Lewis (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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 SW of Fall City, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9431686° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5415001° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 20.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km SW of Fall City, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-10-22 17:17:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-22 17:20:48 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 143 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 59 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1503 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 uw61224716 Id of event.
Event Code 61224716 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61224716, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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