A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Friday Harbor in Washington. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61247601. Id of event: uw61247601. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.19 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -123.0606689 West, latitude 48.5803337 North, depth = 8.19 km. The 2.91-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:03:17 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 11:03:17 / January 30, 2017 @ 11:03 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Burnaby, Pitt Meadows, Vancouver (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Vancouver (c. 1 838 000 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Surrey (c. 395 000 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Burnaby (c. 202 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Ladner (c. 200 000 pop). Close country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NNW of Friday Harbor, Washington.
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