A minor earthquake magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Enetai in Washington. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.5771637 West, latitude 47.5821648 North, depth = 21.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uw61278281. Unique identifier: uw61278281. Global time and date of event 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 11:20:52 / May 4, 2017 @ 11:20 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:20:52 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.74 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arlington, Stanwood, Yelm (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 1 km E of Enetai, Washington.
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