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Minor earthquake: M2.91 quake has struck near Friday Harbor in Washington

Earthquake location 48.5803337S, -123.0606689WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -123.0606689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 48.5803337° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NNW of Friday Harbor, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-30 11:03:17 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-30 11:14:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 9 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 133 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 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1807 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 uw61247601 Id of event.
Event Code 61247601 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61247601, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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