A minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Port Townsend in Washington on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.34 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uw61272661. Event ids that are associated: uw61272661. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 05:07:03 / April 20, 2017 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -122.7516632° West, 48.1565018° North, depth 19.34 km. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:07:03 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Canada (c. 33 679 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ferndale, White Center, Mercer Island (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Victoria (c. 289 600 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Bellingham (c. 80 900 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 4 km N of Port Townsend, Washington. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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