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Minor earthquake: M3.57 quake has struck near Enetai in Washington



Earthquake location 47.5828333S, -122.5921667WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.57 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Enetai in Washington. Unique identifier: uw61265017. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008rey, uw61265017. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.82 km (16 miles). Global time and date of event 11/05/17 / 2017-05-11 07:35:24 / May 11, 2017 @ 7:35 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 23:35:24 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -122.5921667 West, latitude 47.5828333 North, depth = 25.82 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Oak Harbor, Arlington, Stanwood (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Seattle (c. 608 700 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Tacoma (c. 198 400 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Bellevue (c. 122 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Renton (c. 90 900 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km N of Enetai, Washington.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.5921667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.5828333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.82 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km N 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 2017-05-11 07:35:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-11 07:58:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 356 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.03 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 reviewed 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 349 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 ,us,uw, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03678 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 88 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uw61265017 Id of event.
Event Code 61265017 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008rey,uw61265017, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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