A minor earthquake magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Morton in Washington on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.3436667 West, latitude 46.448 North, depth = 11.38 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.38 km (7 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:43:19 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/17 / 2017-03-14 23:43:19 / March 14, 2017 @ 11:43 pm. Id of earthquake: uw61257321. Event ids that are associated: uw61257321.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bonney Lake, Lakewood, Midland (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Lakewood (c. 58 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from South Hill (c. 52 400 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Olympia (c. 46 500 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lacey (c. 42 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Longview (c. 36 600 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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