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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag was detected near Enetai in Washington

Earthquake location 47.5821648S, -122.5771637WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.5771637° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5821648° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km E of Enetai, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-04 11:20:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-04 11:24:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 132 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.13 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 32 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 uw61278281 Id of event.
Event Code 61278281 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61278281, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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