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Minor earthquake: M3.3 quake has struck near Riverbend in Washington

Earthquake location 47.4088326S, -121.6433334WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Riverbend in Washington. Exact location, longitude -121.6433334° West, latitude 47.4088326° North, depth = 3.92 km. Event id: uw61229917. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61229917. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.92 km (2 miles). The 3.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:02:24 / 5:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/01/17 / 2017-01-22 13:02:24 / January 22, 2017 @ 1:02 pm.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marysville, Tracyton, Fort Lewis. Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 47 km (30 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

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 three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km SE of Riverbend, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -121.6433334° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.4088326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.92 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SE of Riverbend, 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 13:02:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-22 13:15:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 30 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 reviewed 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 182 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 0.1094 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61229917 Id of event.
Event Code 61229917 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61229917, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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