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Minor earthquake, 2.93 mag strikes near Enetai in Washington

Earthquake location 47.583168S, -122.583168WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.93 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Enetai in Washington on Sunday. Event id: uw61268327. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uw61268327. Exact location of event, longitude -122.583168 West, latitude 47.583168 North, depth = 25.29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/05/17 / 2017-05-21 20:43:51 / May 21, 2017 @ 8:43 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 12:43:51 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.29 km (16 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arlington, Stanwood, Yelm. Event epicenter 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 (33 miles) from Everett (c. 103 000 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Kent (c. 92 400 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 1 km E of Enetai, Washington. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.93 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -122.583168° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 47.583168° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 25.29 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 2017-05-21 20:43:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-21 20:49:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -480 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.009768 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.21 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 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 uw61268327 Id of event.
Event Code 61268327 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uw61268327, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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