A 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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