A 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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