A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Packwood in Washington on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -121.6845016° West, 46.8796654° North, depth 110 km. Unique identifier: uw61227012. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61227012. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/01/17 / 2017-01-03 22:04:57 / January 3, 2017 @ 10:04 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 110 km (68 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:04:57 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Renton, SeaTac, Issaquah. Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Federal Way (c. 89 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Auburn (c. 70 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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