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Minor earthquake 2.94 mag, 1 km E of Enetai, Washington

Earthquake location 47.5844994S, -122.5796661WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Enetai in Washington on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -122.5796661° West, latitude 47.5844994° North, depth = 21.39 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61278371. Id of event: uw61278371. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.39 km (13 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/05/17 / 2017-05-04 13:17:16 / May 4, 2017 @ 1:17 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:17:16 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 19 km (12 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 29 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). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arlington, Stanwood, Yelm (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km E of Enetai, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.5796661° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5844994° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.39 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 13:17:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-04 13:20:33 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 133 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 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1455 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.07 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 uw61278371 Id of event.
Event Code 61278371 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61278371, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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