A light earthquake magnitude 4.17 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Belfair in Washington. The temblor was picked up at 20:59:04 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -123.019165 West, latitude 47.4633331 North, depth = 4.6 km. Event id: uw61251926. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00olt9uf, uw61251926. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.6 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has been issued near Belfair in Washington (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/02/17 / 2017-02-23 04:59:04 / February 23, 2017 @ 4:59 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Marysville, West Lake Stevens, Snoqualmie.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Questions or comments?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km W of Belfair, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.