A minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Quinault Census Designated Place in Washington. The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:05:12 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 41.73 km (26 miles). Exact location of event, depth 41.73 km, -123.5223312° West, 47.5343323° North. Unique identifier: uw61230002. Ids that are associated to the event: uw61230002. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 20:05:12 / January 22, 2017 @ 8:05 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 72 km (45 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bremerton (c. 37 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from University Place (c. 31 100 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Bainbridge Island (c. 23 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was University Place, Vashon, Steilacoom.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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