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Minor earthquake, 3.25 mag has occurred near Hansville in Washington

Earthquake location 47.9498329S, -122.4716644WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Hansville in Washington. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.29 km (13 miles). The temblor was detected at 09:56:36 / 9:56 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uw61265222. Unique identifier: uw61265222. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 17:56:36 / May 11, 2017 @ 5:56 pm. Exact location of event, depth 21.29 km, -122.4716644° West, 47.9498329° North.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was University Place, Fife, Fircrest (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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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. 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: 7 km ENE of Hansville, Washington.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.25 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.4716644° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.9498329° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.29 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ENE of Hansville, Washington Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-11 17:56:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-11 18:05:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 68 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.84 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 190 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 81 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3159 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 29 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 uw61265222 Id of event.
Event Code 61265222 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61265222, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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