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Minor earthquake 2.88 mag, 9 km NE of Three Lakes, Washington

Earthquake location 47.9993324S, -121.9151688WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.88 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Three Lakes in Washington. Exact location of event, longitude -121.9151688 West, latitude 47.9993324 North, depth = 13.32 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 13.32 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61229797. Id of event: uw61229797. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 00:10:55 / January 22, 2017 @ 12:10 am. The temblor was picked up at 16:10:55 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Anacortes, Lake Morton-Berrydale, East Port Orchard (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 9 km NE of Three Lakes, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.88 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.9151688° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.9993324° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 13.32 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NE of Three Lakes, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-22 00:10:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-22 00:13:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 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 128 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1963 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 uw61229797 Id of event.
Event Code 61229797 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61229797, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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